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- Review: NINETEEN MINUTES by Jodi Picoult
- "The New/Newer/Newest Colossus"
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- Rule of thumb for assigning homework: More than 5 questions, problems, exercises, etc. is probably overkill. 3 days ago
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On Monday evening, May 12, I hope colleagues near and far will join me for #engchat on Twitter. The topic is “English Teachers and Families.” We will focus on how the lives of families—those of our students as well as … Continue reading
Welcome to October. Now that school has been in session for a few weeks, while summer is still reasonably fresh in memory, maybe it’s time to consider whether or not our approaches to summer reading accomplished what we hoped. Numerous … Continue reading
To All New English Department Chairs, First of all, thank you for taking on such an important, demanding job. You will make decisions that impact the literacy of every student in your school. You are the buffer between the teachers … Continue reading
Our daughter Grace is in fourth grade and a strong reader. She made it through all of the Harry Potter books and always has two or three different titles going at the same time. Last week she wanted to read … Continue reading
Although it might be too soon to validly reflect on Writers Week XVIII, our school’s just-concluded annual celebration of writing, I should try to see through the exhilaration and exhaustion for some insights into why this week means so much to … Continue reading