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- @yaloveblog @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami My principal denied all funding and required me to take personal leave last year to attend NCTE. 1 day ago
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- 3 of 5 stars to I, Me, Mine by George Harrison goodreads.com/review/show/10… 1 day ago
- @teacherman82 Missing DMs could be a bug, or they could be accidental spam that is reported and deleted. 1 day ago
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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
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
I heard an NPR story yesterday about current usage of the word occupy and how its meaning has changed over time and in various contexts. The report said the American Dialect Society is considering occupy for its 2011 Word of … Continue reading
If you want to see college-bound upper-grade students take a writing assignment seriously, help them with their college application essays! Writing college essays as a class assignment provides an authentic audience, extreme personal relevance, and an opportunity for introspection—in other … Continue reading
The school year just ended. One of the year-end rituals with debatable value is final exams. At our school, most classes are required to end with a 90-minute final exam that comprehensively tests a semester’s worth of curriculum. This test … Continue reading