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Adventures in Parent/Teacher Conferences Part 2- What Do We Talk About?

The next contribution in our thinking about conferences. See Part 1. Two years ago, in a very Jane Tompkins moment (if you have read A Life in School) you’ll know what I mean, I made a radical change in how I … Continue reading

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That was painful…

My apologies for not writing the posts that are floating around in my head. I hope to get to them soon. My writing energy for the last few days has been focused upon a research presentation proposal to next year’s … Continue reading

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First ever NCTE, the first day–what’s resonating

Let me begin by saying how totally awesome it is to have wifi. I had no idea how much I rely on it to do my thinking and my work and to interact with the world. The iPhone screen is … Continue reading

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