Some late night ramblings about advocating for our students. Thanks to @margaretsmn for provoking us on #DigiLitSunday.Advocacy – to speak out for those who may not be able to do so for themselvesbecause they’re afraid,they don’t know how orthey can’t.To be the voice of our students. To speak out means torisk being labeled a troublemaker,not a team… Continue reading Advocacy
So, as some of you who have read my recent ruminations may know,I have decided to blog every day.Not because I have so much to say that I need to publish something every day,but because by making my writing public every day,I have made a commitment to a daily writing habit.So, barring any unusual circumstances… Continue reading Daily Writing Habit
The concerns addressed in this post have been brewing in my head for a while.I just hadn’t sat down to articulate them…until now.Any resemblance to recent or future contexts is purely coincidental.What is depicted here is a generic portrait of institutionalized thinking around professional development..This post is written as an interrogation between an imaginary reporter (IR)… Continue reading What Needs to Change…
Earth Day is designated as the one day during the year to focus on the environment.A day to honor Mother Earth.A day to renew our commitment to the environmentby changinghabits and activitiesdetrimental to a healthy Earth.The first Earth Day took place more than 40 years ago.A lifetime for some,but a second of time in the history of the Earth.It’s ironic, given… Continue reading Earth Day
Celebrating Wonderings Warning: this post is full of questions. No definitive answers, yet. Maybe never. This is an ongoing process. The answers change. The questions may stay the same. Either way, I’m on a constant search for improvement. I’m currently wondering: How to teach all that I know is important for the students I have this… Continue reading Celebrating Wonderings
Waiting is hard for me to do. I’ve written about this before.If not, I’ve thought about this before.A lot. I try to talk myself out of thinking about what I’m waiting for,but I can’t. I try to be reasonable.I say things like, “Let go. Let the universe take care of things.”But, I can’t. I take… Continue reading Waiting
A six word memoir. Change is scary. Complacency is death.