#WoWWmoment #WoWWmoment @edifiedlistener @cultofpedagogy Overhead student whispering to a new student that my class was pretty cool — Kelly (@mrskellylove) February 10, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js WORKING ON WHAT WORKSThese ideas have not emerged out of the ether. My thinking about this approach stems from a program for the classroom, based on Solution-focused Brief Therapy, called Working on… Read More true love
TFW I asked for help on teaching To Kill A Mockingbird and received so much support and guidance.… Read More disrupting mockingbirds.
Be centered on what matters to you. Just wanted to capture a wonderful chat I stumbled onto–good ideas and inspiring to focus on what matters. And: I want to share with students that teachers walk the walk–we want our students to love their reading and writing lives as much as we do. I love these… Read More Summer Series of Saves: Teachers Talk.
My head hurt all weekend since an odd idea came to me late last week. Did you ever get an off-hand comment that seemed vaguely critical and out of context the only explanation could be it was growing in the background for a long time? Writing is processing, and thinking about how to frame… Read More the perils of control
As my cutie-patootie fictional night-elf-turned-demon says, Illidan Stormrage says, YOU ARE NOT PREPARED! And if only I had listened to him when it came to ISTE. But, purpleman, I learned a lot, and had a blast. Now is the time to share the booty and swag I plundered. Well, one word I heard over at ISTE… Read More #ISTE2016 Unpacked, Unplugged, and Overshared
Never Start a Post Like This: Back in the day… Back in the day, I used to work in a small but potent marking company designing and executing trade shows for medical conventions. It’s still run by one of my first, and best, bosses. One thing that was always fun about those conventions was the… Read More Swag bag.
John Spencer is one of my first, and lasting PLN colleagues. I read his words carefully, and it was he who over the weekend told of the sad news about Joe Bower. Otherwise, I may not have known, because over the years I’ve pruned my PLN down, and now I realize too far: growing this network… Read More Loss. Love. And Legacy.
Come on old brain, learn some new tricks! Is it possible to re-program a brain to think differently, not focus on the negative, but wash away shameful thoughts and quickly suture confidence? Hope so. Remember, there’s no such thing as overnight success, people! I have faith–I’m a writer, after all. Whatever that means. (Maybe I need Journalist… Read More Inner voice logorrhea.
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