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Reflections on NCTE 2012, looking back from a dining room table in Iowa

Okay so I didn’t write yet for conference day three. I blame the Las Vegas strip. After the last session we attended Saturday, we headed out to explore the strip. That means that we walked from the MGM Grand all … Continue reading

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Am I an English teacher who has to teach journalism or a journalism teacher who has to teach English?

I recently had the tremendous opportunity to attend the Reynolds Institute for high school journalism, supported by the American Society for News Editors and HSJ.org. This happens every summer at four different locations around the country–I had the good fortune … Continue reading

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Not where we should be spending our technology dollars?

Last week, a tweet from Mark Brumley (@markbrumley) showed up in our Twitter feed: Really cute video about technology in the classroom! http://t.co/fgJ2rgPc#edtech#edchat I followed the link to what appears to a be a contest webpage for the 2011 Classroom … Continue reading

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Studying Literature in the Context of the 21st Century

Thanks to everyone who attended our presentation today at the Colorado Language Arts Society Conference. We really enjoyed meeting everyone and our conversations before and after were (are) great. Here is the Google Presentation we used today if you want … Continue reading

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Road Trip to CLAS Conference!

We will be presenting at the Colorado Language Arts Society conference this weekend in Golden. If you are on twitter, use the hashtag #tpgclas to let us know you are there and what is interesting to you! Our presentation is … Continue reading

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