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Do Whatever You Want

Before launching this blog six years ago, I wrote posts for a variety of online forums.  From time to time, I re-post them here if they still seem relevant.  This one originally appeared in slightly different form on English Companion. … Continue reading

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Trust Your “Primary Wisdom”

What role can and should intuition play in a teacher’s decision-making process? Since first hearing the phrase “data-driven instruction,” I feel like the importance and credibility of teacher instincts have been downplayed and denigrated. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that intuition … Continue reading

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