just making a list… Read More a plan, of sorts
All American Boys Template Annotated Bibliography My district recently adopted some more current novels, All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely among them. I’ve had this novel since its publication, and while it didn’t collect any dust, I made sure to read as much as I could. Well, now it’s time to dive… Read More Curated Resources: All American Boys
TL: DR Meetings with parents and guardians can be made simpler and with more care. I have more to add later: just a placeholder. https://t.co/CLWlXiJsAg — Kelly Love (@mrskellylove) January 19, 2022 A little story: Many years ago, I saw the need for an alternative to the current ASB (Associated Student Body) group. The ASB… Read More Parents & Guardians
teachers: you’re just not funny… Read More “Can’t take a joke.”
One of my current peeves: teachers/educators who don't pay attention to the news re: education and teaching. — Kelly Love, NBCT (@mrskellylove) July 11, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js It’s weird how what I consider to be innocuous tweets get attention, positive and not-so-much. So, as a place for more information, here are some sources I have grown… Read More Newsworthy
Over the decade of playing World of Warcraft ™ I’ve run across a few allusions to other works in literature, music, and the arts. For fun (!) I thought I’d do some research into how many allusions appear in Azeroth. Just the other day, I came across this: There are also numerous puns: And while… Read More The Words of Warcraft
In my drafts folder is a post of what I really want to say, things I want to expose, but experience tells me to censor myself. For now. Reframe it, be mindful, professional, and progress. [TL:DR Skip to the last paragraphs if you want to know what EL teachers do.] Context: I’m in my second… Read More Cement.
Yesterday was a terrible day. Nothing in particular happened to me or mine personally, and maybe it was just the last seven months, inside of four years, and the lack of healthy spiritual oxygen to my brain and soul. Our country is in its most precarious place now, and maybe I’m just sick with anger.… Read More Moving on.
Incredibly powerful, must-watch moment. Thank you, @esglaude.pic.twitter.com/rT5CIGJU9O — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) August 6, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
This reporting deserves a Pulitzer. Now that’s out of the way, Chana Joffe-Walt and the Serial podcast is a must-listen. While I sit in my rage, my fear of personal hypocrisy, and memories of my own education and the parallel worlds of Black and brown children alongside mine and my sons’ I cannot help but… Read More not so nice