Category Archives: #NCTE17

Saturday Morning at #NCTE17 (authenticity)

Whew! That was a day, wasn’t it?! Z did a pretty good job getting the global feel last night in her post– me I was pooped and went to bed. I woke up this morning thinking about our presentation yesterday, … Continue reading

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“Don’t mess with the teachers, dude.” #NCTE17

Well we’re here. St. Louis. In the shadow of the arch. Surrounded by our people (that’s the best part). Like I’ve done for NCTE the last several years, I’m writing this evening to pull together what I thought about today … Continue reading

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We’re at #NCTE!

YeeeeHaaaaaaaw! Here we are in St. Louis. Right now we’re listening to Jimmy Santiago Bacca. He’s awesome. Well be talking about stuff today and tomorrow: Friday: Singing Your Own Song In the Classroom: Teaching poetry as writers and musicians in a … Continue reading

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Community, Connection, Articulation, Reflection, Creation

We had a group of teachers from another school visit us yesterday (Z gets all the credit for making that happen, I just show up and talk). They spent the day hanging out in our classes, asking questions, sharing ideas. … Continue reading

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