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The Power of Blogging and Social Media for Educators

For more visit educatedtodeath.com I’m sure this topic has been explored to some extent, but I’d like to add my perspective. I’ll attempt to work towards a concise explanation, but I surely won’t arrive there on the first attempt. I’ve digressed before beginning. Beginning. My initial purpose for beginning my blog, educatedtodeath.com, was simply as … Continue reading

“Above Us Only Sky”: A Writing Teacher’s Manifesto

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” John Lennon is right. From the time I was a small girl, people have told me that I’m idealistic, which always came across as a nice way of calling me naïve. But when it comes to teaching, I am one of Lennon’s dreamers. … Continue reading

Writing is Thinking

As William Zinsser famously said, “Writing is thinking on paper.” I would amend that to say, “Writing at its most authentic is thinking on paper … and through video … and via audio … and through gaming … and on social media … and … and … and …” I’ve strengthened this belief over the … Continue reading

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