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This is my final year at the school where I’ve worked for the last 27 years. With some regularity, people say to me, “Aren’t you glad you’re leaving?” The answer is not as simple as Yes or No. Yes, I’ll … Continue reading
Recently I’ve (sort of) wanted to do something about my lifelong avoidance of Charles Dickens. Dickens has always seemed to me one of those writers in the literature-as-torture category, surpassed maybe only by Jane Austen or one of those Bronte … Continue reading
What do I like best about the daily journals used by my Creative Writing students? Probably the surprises. Each day I write on the board: “Today’s journal topic,” followed by a prompt that comes to me or that I adapt … Continue reading
My favorite online experience this week was a collaboration with Mary Ann Reilly, an artist, author, and educator I’ve never met in person, although we have exchanged ideas in various Twitter-based chats and dialogues. It started on Wednesday night about … Continue reading
This was originally posted on English Companion Ning in October, 2010. I’m re-posting it here so others can see it as an example of how to convey the value of Twitter as a professional development tool. Although Twitter is … Continue reading
Using Web 2.0 tools has changed the way I work, the way I think about teaching and learning, and how I approach professional development as both a consumer and purveyor. Education works better when technology is used appropriately. More teachers … Continue reading