Sheridan Blau on the National Writing Project, writing on page 98 of James Gray’s Teachers at the Center: Having experienced what it means to learn in a community of learners, teachers are inclined to count such learning as more authoritative and authentic than any other and to think of such learning as the proper aim […]Read More Yeah. It’s Like That.
photo credit: HeavenlyShell I didn’t know what bokeh was before just a few moments ago when I stumbled across this definition: In photography, bokeh (Japanese pronunciation: [boke]) is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image, or “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light.” Differences in […]Read More NPM 2011: Prompt -1
For the last couple of years, I’ve published a photo poetry prompt each day of April as a way to honor National Poetry Month. Poetry and poets are important, and I hope that this month you can take some time to read some poems, write some poems, and think about the role that language plays […]Read More NPM 2011: Let’s Begin. Again.