Found this today via Dave Cormier. Worth your time. Possibly multiple times1. I watched it twice. And I can’t stop smiling. [↩]Read More It’s Good to Be Curious
So last night’s #engchat, I think, went well – a good opportunity to be in physical fellowship and conversation with some folks and some virtual fellowship and conversation with others. Thanks to Meenoo for letting me play along and for my friends at the for arranging the live venue1. I think the process of pausing […]Read More #ISTE11: On #engchat & Pauses
So I’ll be hosting #engchat on Monday, June 27th. For the last few months, I’ve been wondering about Twitter chats in general, and their effectiveness. Of course, to determine their effectiveness, one has to have a sense of their purpose. And I can’t aways seem to tell the purpose of Twitter chats in general other […]Read More #engchat: Twitter Chat with Purpose?
I’m enjoying the review of the week’s tweets that I am basically assigning myself to read. Looking at the weekly post is a way to review my thinking over that time, and now posting a tweet is also writing a short note to myself that I’ll read the following week. Here’s one from the other […]Read More For Vicki – An Expanded Tweet
My guess? Not much. It slips away, lost in the collection of tweets that came before and after. But before it does, it steals the little bit of exigence that, over time, builds up and becomes a blog post. Or maybe not – but it seems to happen that way to me – tweets discharge […]Read More What Happens to a Thought Tweeted?
As today’s the first day of National Poetry Month, and as I’m a big fan of writing and sharing writing, and because Ben Grey sent me a link to a for the month of April, and because I’m not much of a fan of writing for competition, but I do like writing for folks . […]Read More Make You a Deal . . .
I want to put you into the middle of a conversation that I’ve been having with myself and the media for almost four years now by putting you in the middle of a conversation that’s been running on Mark Glaser’s PBS blog, MediaShift. In an entry posted today (that I learned about from Tim), Mark […]Read More The Funky Hybrid
I always enjoy a good double meaning in a title, so I’m pleased that this podcast, recorded during my drive home from NECC, is called what it is. I find myself driving at the moment, refreshed and recharged. That’s what I wanted out of the conference. I’m pleased it worked that way, and grateful to […]Read More The Podcast: Driving from NECC
I’m writing this morning from the , an event I’ve been fortunate enough to have been involved with as a facilitator since its inception last year. This is the second time we’ve run the event, which is an attempt to provide some time and structure for teams from writing project sites who wish to think […]Read More Web Presence. On Purpose.
One of the frustrating bits about working in technology rather than in language arts for the last ten months is that I haven’t really had a good reason to keep up on all the great YA literature out there. I’m not in a position to recommend books to students at the moment – so I’ve […]Read More Missing YA Literature