Faking It

  I’m working with a couple groups of teachers next week who want to explore the idea of blogging as a way of promoting inquiry and professional growth in their practice. As I’ve proposed to one group, here’s the session description as I’m thinking of it: We’re on the third generation of writing tools for […]

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Seek Less Permission

Over the weekend, I read Dan’s post. I thought it was the right thing to say, and a good way to think about moving a networkish kind of community-esque thing into a better place in a time of networked publicness1 . Stephen’s take is a good reminder of one of my Internet teacher pet peeves: And […]

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Just Read, Dammit.

A couple of small things intersected in a timely fashion in my Twitter feeds yesterday.1 The first was this piece in the Washington Post about a district administrator in Florida who has banned all homework in elementary school – save for reading twenty minutes a night: Elementary school students in one Florida school district are […]

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Custodians of Magic & Wonder

I’ve been working for a little more than two years as a library administrator, and am awful lot of my work of late has been planning for the future of the Clearview Library District, my workplace home. We’re dreaming hard and big right now about what we want the future of our library community to look […]

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