Category Archives: My Reading Life

#nErDcampMI Post #1

I just had the MOST FUN at #nErDcampMI a literacy and technology Edcamp hosted by friends from the Nerdy Book Club.  There’s a lot that I could write about in a reflection post but since so many people had questions … Continue reading

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NCTE 2011 Recap: Donalyn Miller, Franki Sibberson, Sara Kajder & Teri Lesesne

If you’ve attended a national conference like NCTE, you know how tricky it is to plan your daily schedule to maximize your conference experience and see all the speakers on your “must see” list.  Especially at NCTE–many people I wanted … Continue reading

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Day 8: A Steady Diet of Reading

Keeping kids excited about reading is a major part of my job.  If they like the books they will read.  This means that I keep up a steady diet of reading during the year.  Enough that the site of me … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Round-Up

Here’s some of the best of the web that I’m reading this morning.  Grab a coffee and enjoy! Awesome Highlighter from Talking Tech With Robin.  Thanks @aliharper20 Using Google Docs for Assessments from Teaching like it’s 2999 Great Tech Expectations: … Continue reading

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Living Life Like a Reader

I just spent two hours in bed finishing a book.  The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jaime Ford.  It was one of those books that leaves you emotionally drained and reeling with comments, just the kind … Continue reading

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Blog Posts I’m Reading Today

Thanks to my Twitter friends I’ve done some great reading and learning today! Against the Wind: A Few of My Favorite Ken Robinson Videos From @Nunavut_teacher Eduflections: Speaking of Motivating Students From @JulieDRamsay Blogging Through The Fourth Dimension: Being a … Continue reading

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Books and eBooks and Bankruptcy, Oh My!

Toys.  Is this Toys ‘R Us?  No.  It’s Borders.  The same Borders that is declaring bankruptcy.  I was shocked to see such a huge toy display when I went to spend a few gift cards the other day.  Clearly they … Continue reading

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On My Nightstand

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