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#NCTE12: In which I gain new books and have my picture taken with some amazing people.

I learned a lot and had a great time at the 2012 National Council of Teachers of English annual conference in Las Vegas.  I’m both energized and exhausted.  So, this blog post will be mostly pictures, with more to be … Continue reading

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Writers Week XVIII: Let’s Roll

Writers Week XVIII starts at our school in, oh, a little less than ten hours, and I’m thrilled to see a student posting this on Twitter tonight: “Honestly excited for school this week #ww18” That’s what it’s all about: pairing … Continue reading

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That Was Fun! — Zapping Apathy at #NCTE11

Thanks to everyone who attended our presentations at NCTE this weekend. If you’re looking for the handouts, scroll down any time! Tony Romano and I were happy to see our friends Jodi Douglas Moeller and Douglas Jameson from Hazelwood West … Continue reading

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Anybody Else Excited about NCTE11 in Chicago?

The 2011 NCTE annual convention is now just around the corner. I can’t wait. This will be my fourth convention, and nothing has ever come close to energizing my teaching as the experiences I’ve had at these gatherings. This year … Continue reading

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