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NYS teacher eval. debate footage @11thho

NYS teacher eval. debate footage @11thhour: “…vote on bad policy, or wait for worse policy?” http://ow.ly/bMEJG #SOSchat #edreform Advertisements

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The News Poet: #journalist of the future

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

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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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Enter the Dragon: Finding your voice in the education discourse

There are two interdependent ways that you can enter the education discourse today, and infinite iterations of how these two ways can play out in your daily life. The first is by dipping your toes into the global education reform … Continue reading

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