Great conversations happening regarding writing and the teaching of writing — here are some of my current noticings/wonderings, and attempts at supporting students craft their writing lives. Every student who asks, “How many sentences does it have to be?” has been exposed to either Jane Schaffer or another prescriptive writing curriculum. There is nothing inherently… Read More Essay, that’s what I say
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
A few months ago, I made this book talk video and posted it on YouTube. I confess, I did try to find out how to pronounce words correctly, but I still goofed up. And yesterday I received an email correcting me on a few points: I added the email text to the video, and kept… Read More Grateful: Book Talk Revisited
All 30 Posts from Series: White People Homework… Read More Series: White People Homework: All Posts
Look for the voices who are doing the work with love, excellence and sharing. And support them.… Read More Series: White People Homework (28) Money: support the work
This might hurt a little.
How young people change the world.… Read More Series: White People Homework (25) Forever Young
You can find better novels. … Read More Series: White People Homework (24) Read, listen, take action