Young Author Sets Sights on Political Service

Did you know that 97 percent of people who start to write a book never finish it? Out of every 1,000 people who set out […]

Literacy Instruction: From ‘Best Practices’ to Centering Student Voices

I am thinking about the intersections of literacy instruction and learning that centers the voices of Black students. I know that even as I am […]

Learning(Hu)Man Virtual Summer Camp: Spreading Our Love Wings

I’m sensing growth. Rapid change and evolution. A blossoming of gorgeous flowers that were aching to unfold their petals, reach for the sun, and revel […]

Finding work as a writer

I haven’t shared any tips for new writers for a while, not since my post on how to find commissioning editors. So, here it goes. […]

A few creative ways to use student blogs [Gonzalez]

A few creative ways to use student blogs — from cultofpedagogy.com by Jennifer Gonzalez Excerpt: Since those early days the blog has really evolved as […]

Developing Writing for Oneself - Sharing is Optional

Unsplash There are many reasons to write and for learners, that often takes the purpose of essays and assignments. Sometimes the challenge comes from cultural […]

Writing - Blogging or Setting up Shop?

Unsplash Again I turn to writing.  How does one begin? Where does one begin? Zyro is an interesting place to start off. You can simply […]

Free lessons on Onestopenglish

Onestopenglish is still free at the moment. This is a great opportunity to make the most of their awesome resources. There’s so much available on […]

Turns out you can build community in a Zoom classroom [Toor]

Turns out you can build community in a Zoom classroom — from chronicle.com by Rachel Toor A professor finds that personal essays are surprisingly effective […]

Assistive Writing Features in Google Docs

Did you know that Google Docs contains assistive writing features? Writing can be a complex task for all students, and particularly for students with learning […]

Adapting to Change, Loss, and Possibilities: Raucous Laughter, Anguished Sobs, and Outrage

Effectively transformative humor, at its best, evokes a strong mixture of raucous laughter, anguished sobs of grief, and overwhelming outrage—something that has been on abundant […]

PhotoVoice: Using ethical photography to promote positive social change. [UK & international projects]

  Why photography? A photograph is the quickest and easiest way for somebody to document the realities of their circumstances. Most people are familiar with […]

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