Well, NCSS2012 turned out to be a bit different than I expected. Primarily because I got food poisoning and was only able to attend one day of the conference 😦 Thankfully, I had a great AirBnB rental. If I had to be sick and stuck by myself in a city I don't very well, this … Continue reading NCSS 2012 Wrap Up
One of my favorite parts of NCTE so far wasn't a scheduled session. It was an ad-hoc National Writing Project sponsored hackjam (not to be confused with Spacejam). Organized by the incomparable Andrea Zellner, the hackjam gave 20 or so folks the opportunity to muck around on the web. Using Mozilla's FireFox browser and a toolbar … Continue reading Hacked!
Looking forward to our presentation tomorrow at NCTE. Below is the info for the session and my slides. Click on the title of other panelists presentations for more info. Handout with presenter contact info and links Session: I.22 - 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm 11/19/2011 Format: Panel Room: Chicago Hilton/Waldorf Room, Third Floor Topic: Writing … Continue reading Honoring the Writing Journey- NCTE 2011
This is the middle. Things have had tome to get complicated, messy, really. Nothing is simple anymore. From "Aristotle" by Billy Collins NCTE this year has been an interesting experience for me so far. Because I'm not teaching any English classes this year, so on one level, it might seem strange that I'm here at … Continue reading This Is the Middle
I had an incredible three and a half days at the National Council of Teachers of English convention in Philadelphia last week. I wrote a kid-friendly summary of the experience on my class blog, but before too much time passed, I wanted to get down a quick list of things I might change next time … Continue reading Looking Back: NCTE 2009