We hosted a Slamming for a Cause event in December 2014. Each group chose an issue from a particular culture … More
Happy National Day on Writing #WriteMyCommunity
I am an author. So are you. Or at the very least, you have it in you. You have it … More
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Quite simply put, National Writing Project (NWP) has changed my life as an educator, as a learner, as an advocate. … More
Connected Learning… Global Learning for All!
I am reminded daily of the importance of personal learning networks to be introduced to a variety of resources. Let’s … More
If anyone knows me at all, they know I am a National Writing Project (NWP) teacher leader. I owe much … More
Civic Engagement Insights from the Harry Potter Alliance | NWP Digital Is
via digitalis.nwp.org From fandom to activism. From story to “cultural acupuncture”. The Harry Potter Alliance is propelled by the passion of individuals to unite and create movements for social justice. It is Connected Learning.
Happy Digital Learning Day!
What a great event to celebrate how digital tools have transformed education!
What is Digital Learning?
Happy Digital Learning Day Eve! I hope you enjoy some reflections from my students on: Digital Learning Is….
Appealing to ALL Learners: Lessons in Teaching English Language Learners
When asked for resources that appeal to minority males, I can go by what I know. Prior to my new position, I spent 12 years teaching English Language Learners, primarily Latino, more specifically a Mexican majority. It is my deepest belief, howeve…
Begin with Identity… Yes, Gender is Part of Me
At a NSTWP Professional Development Advanced Institute I was co-facilitating, there was much discussion on student culture and identity and using an asset model to best serve our students. My thoughts are this. If each individual being a part of a…