GARY ANDERSONThanks for visiting my blog. I appreciate your time reading and commenting here.
Top Posts & Pages
- What Students Read When They Can Read Anything
- Our Book Graffiti Wall
- Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing!
- It’s Picture Book Monday (in High School)
- Lessons Learned from Donalyn Miller’s READING IN THE WILD
- Review: TWERP by Mark Goldblatt
- But What If We Try?
- When Students Cheat (And When They Don't)
- "The New/Newer/Newest Colossus"
- Zapping Apathy with College Application Essays
- RT @eastro1: Stole Reading Biography idea from @teacherman82 So much book convo created. &Timed it before 1stvisit to library! http://t.co/… 3 hours ago
- RT @MsUrbanatTHN: Borrowed the book graffiti wall idea from @AndersonGL. Filling the wall with our favorite book quotes. http://t.co/AAKz3V… 3 hours ago
- RT @MeenooRami: Have you seen the Daily Poem #engchat project? - Share and Contribute. ow.ly/Aufjk Pls. RT. 6 hours ago
- 4 of 5 stars to Veeck--As In Wreck by Bill Veeck goodreads.com/review/show/10… 6 hours ago
- RT @khurckes: If you want to tweet with your class, here is a letter to explain the process to parents. docs.google.com/a/dg58.org/doc… #dg58learns 12 hours ago
- Friendly reminder --> Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing! wp.me/p1jDNg-up 14 hours ago
- RT @morejvan: Seniors 1st-day hook: It's the home stretch. Beyond Beowulf, what do you NEED? Great talk about real world concerns. WE got t… 23 hours ago
- @CBethM @yaloveblog @_briank_ @MeenooRami Principal told me those who present at a conference get less out of it than other attendees. #nope 1 day ago
- @yaloveblog @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami My principal denied all funding and required me to take personal leave last year to attend NCTE. 1 day ago
- @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami @yaloveblog Alas, no. NCTE does not provide a discount for presenters, although that would be awesome. 1 day ago
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Tag Archives: sophomores
I just finished my last session of summer school, ever. (We are not allowed to work in a public school for sixty days after retirement. I retire in June, 2014. After that, it’s unlikely that I would return for summer … Continue reading
I’m 55 years old, and I like picture books. When I check out a stack of picture books from our terrific local library, my favorite circulation clerk shakes her head and says, “Gary. We really need to do something about … Continue reading
After our in-class reading time today, my English II class had a few spare minutes. I wrote on the board “Why Read?” and asked this group of sophomores, “Why do we read books? What good does it do?” Hands shot … Continue reading