Conversations around Plagiarism: Moving from FEAR into OPPORTUNITY

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. Jim jarmusch Because information and ideas are now so easily accessed and shared, it should be expected that we will be influenced both consciously …

Reading in a Digital World

I remember as a kid looking through the Sears Catalogue and putting check marks or stars beside the toys or clothes that we wanted. What I didn’t pay attention to was the fact that the catalogues were either Fall/Winter or Spring/Summer editions—back when the fashion industry came out with new lines only a few times …

Talking to Teachers: “Your Voice Matters” and Feed Forward Feedback

I have heard quite a few teachers say recently that although the end of last year was crazy, the start of this academic year is even crazier. With even more uncertainty of what the year as whole will look like, teachers are navigating unexplored territory. Yet, amidst all of this (along with the increased tension …

“Stewards of Stories”

The title of this post comes from a webinar presented by Tricia Ebarvia (#DisruptTexts) during the #Mosaic2020 slow conference. (Again—I cannot emphasize enough how amazing this online conference was…and I REALLY hope they do it in this format again next year. I love the sentiment behind this phrase—”stewardship is an ethic that embodies the responsible …

Moving Writers September Post

Below is a teaser of my most recent post on MovingWriters.org titled: “Critical Connections with Ourselves, Our Students, and Each Other“ Feeling Disconnected The reality is…I am not heading back into the classroom this fall. I am in a major transition phase—I feel like I reached a career peak (of sorts) and when I got …

How Do You Teach Someone You Don’t Know?

The following is part of an email I received from a student I taught during remost learning last year:  …I just wanted to say that I really appreciated the voice message you sent us. Although I don’t fully understand the situation and context you are coming from, I know that it’s so so important to …

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