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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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Helping students choose books that challenge them as readers and human beings

I’ve been thinking lately about how to get my students to make independent reading choices that challenge them as readers and human beings. Sometimes they choose the book that is easy and engaging (The Hunger Games for example) (I loved … Continue reading

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