Here We Go Again

    DOPA’s back.  Sort of.  Only worse.     Andy Carvin’s got a round up on the new version of the legislation that would put an end to much of the work that I’m doing online with students while doing nothing to improve the online landscape.    This is ignorant legislation that solves zero […]

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Furl vs. Del.icio.us

    A few months back, I switched from Furl to Del.icio.us (username: budtheteacher).  I wasn’t eager to make the move, as I’ve always liked Furl, but newer versions of Firefox didn’t handle the Furl toolbar as well as I liked.  Also, working from multiple computers with different levels of user access required that I […]

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It Was There All Along

    A click through Wes’s post on his son’s improvement in and excitement for reading (congratulations, Alexander!) took me back to Stephen Krashen’s website, where I rediscovered his "88 Generalizations about Free Voluntary Reading", a handy one pager of research findings on how and why we should be using SSR (that’s sustained silent reading) […]

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