Category Archives: Education

Newly Updated and Revised

Earlier this year I finished listening to the audiobook of Ironman by Chris Crutcher. Last summer I feel in love with Crutcher’s books. I devoured Deadline, Angry Management, and Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes. Last year I used Staying Fat … Continue reading

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Level Up

I have been in the middle of a few books for quite some time (my GoodReads “to read” bookshelf can attest to this). I am stuck on the last 100 pages of Lauren Oliver’s Delirium – I am too far … Continue reading

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Motivation

Yesterday I finished reading Punkzilla by Adam Rapp. It was really good. (If I can gather the motivation I will write a review … later. If I can’t, then you should just read it, it is good.) After finishing one book … Continue reading

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Things to Learn

things to learn from Matt Edgar on Vimeo.

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Beautiful Day Spent Inside

Today I spent almost the entire day inside. With the exception of a half hour walk that Gus and I enjoyed, I spent the day at my desk grading papers. I so badly wanted to go out and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Looking forward, looking back

After spending an exciting two days at the TIES technology in education conference I stumbled across this blog, TeachPaperless. Okay, I didn’t really stumble across it, I was directed there from one of Kylene Beers’ Tweets (I have an academic … Continue reading

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More reading please

Who Should Decide What Children Read? An interesting article from Education Week in which Dane Peters discusses the issue of assigning students books versus letting them pick their own. Peters discusses his view which can be summed up as follows: … Continue reading

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