Monthly Archives: April 2012

The News Poet: #journalist of the future

The News Poet: #journalist of the future. #NPR understands #truth. http://ow.ly/azzHH #poetry #nwp Advertisements

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Writing, reflection, and revelation: Part II (#nwp)

II.  Self: “I am a novelist.” 4 July 04, First floor, window seat Sopa Choling Retreat House, Gampo Abbey Red River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia “Are you trying to write a novel?”             A fellow monastic asks this last night … Continue reading

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Writing, reflection, and revelation: Prologue

In writing, the point is not to manifest or exalt the act of writing, nor is it to pin a subject within language; it is, rather, a question of creating the space into which the writing subject constantly disappears. – … Continue reading

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Writing, reflection, and revelation: An introduction

Over the course of the next week, I’ll be posting in serial fashion a longer piece that I wrote in 2008 during the Capital District Writing Project‘s Summer Institute (SI). The Summer Institute is a month-long gathering of teachers, designed … Continue reading

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Stories and shared experience: the basis of learning

“I make Math into a story, it’s as simple as that.” – A colleague, teacher of forty years, on why he, and his subject, are beloved by his students.  “What we share becomes the context of the shared narrative. Becomes … Continue reading

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