Literacy: It Starts with Engagement

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of participating in a Twitter chat and podcast hosted by Stephen Hurley of  VoicEd Canada about Regie Routman’s new book  Literacy Essentials.  The conversation was about engagement and I’ve been giving it a LOT of thought ever since. I challenged myself to think about a way to use the students’ passions…

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When Paths Collide

Sometimes the universe unfolds exactly as it should. I’ve been wondering lately about documentation and specifically, pedagogical documentation. This year, I decided to abandon Twitter and switch over to this edublog, thinking that it would make my thinking more visible. It has worked to a certain extent. But there is still that nagging thought in…

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