Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Power of Words: Lessons from #NCTE13

Teaching is the sort of profession that can wear you down.  You don’t notice it happening.  It might start with an extra cup of coffee and the next thing you know you’re crawling into bed at 8pm wondering what happened … Continue reading

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Putting Competition to Good Use

This year my class seems to have a competitive streak.  It’s not all of the students, of course, but enough of them to significantly impact the community.  It’s a fine line that I walk between motivating kids and teaching them … Continue reading

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