Category Archives: Teacher Reading

So little time; so much to read

I am so behind.  So behind in my reading.  So behind in posting on my own blog. My current job as president of Delaware State Education Association (a.k.a. the education union–NEA’s state affiliate here in Delaware) keeps me BUSY, but … Continue reading

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I Read It in the New York Times,…

The following is an excellent piece about teaching, learning, and loving literature.  It was a feature in the Sunday NYTa few weeks ago (April 20, 2012).  Written by an English teacher at a public middle school in Manhattan, the piece conveys … Continue reading

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Taking a Seat

I receive a wonderful e-newsletter every week or so from Choice Literacy, a literacy-focused group—folks who recognize the incredible value of building school-wide literacy skills and strategies. The Big Fresh Newsletter is created by Brenda Powers.  Check out their website … Continue reading

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Who Knows What Talents Lurk in the Hearts of Experts?

I am breaking the informal agreement I made with myself to not be tempted to post this weekend—I have so much else to do. But then I stumbled on this message from Brenda Powers of the Big Fresh Newsletter from … Continue reading

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Books I Want to Read

I just received my package of four new books (well, new to me) ordered from Amazon–three of the books I stumbled upon on various and sundry blog sites. The other popped up in Amazon’s recommendations. It is a topic that … Continue reading

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