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I redesigned the English Department's summer reading assignment based on come lessons I learned at the NCTE Conference in Las Vegas.
We stopped mandating and started listening .... The great experiment begins this summer!!
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February 14, 2012
Looking for a romantic read this Valentine's Day? Check out these love letters of famous people throughout history.
Not feeling the love, this…Continue
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Which is better for students, teachers, and readers of all ages, an ebook or a traditional book? To see the latest round in the heavywight championship, Nook vs. Book, visit my Literacy Connections blog,
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Over the course of the last week, I began to notice the days have been getting shorter. The mornings are cooler. And the shelves of Target are stocked with boxes of Crayola crayons on sale for forty cents. I don’t know when all of this happened but I realized with summer fading into the horizon, I better get out there and enjoy its final days before it completely disappears. So,…Continue
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In Steven Johnson’s book Where Good Ideas Come From The Natural History of Innovation, he tells the story of a nineteenth century French obstetrician, Stephane Tarnier, who noticed a chicken incubator on a visit to the Paris Zoo. As he watched the chickens toddle around in the warmth of the device, he thought about the number of babies he delivered that had died. Those babies had been born too soon and as he watched, he wondered if an incubator was the answer to this problem. With…Continue
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