Teachers Teaching Teachers About Technology: Conference on Digital Writing

Building on the success of the 4T (Teachers Teaching Teachers about Technology) Virtual Conference, this October will see the launch of a new, satellite conference, the 4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing. Using the abbreviation “4TDW” for its hashtag, this unique conference experience offers timely, flexible professional development on digital writing to a wide audience. […]

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You Are Not in This Alone: The Importance of Cultivating Positive Professional Relationships

Having had time to reflect on my experience at the National Writing Project’s (NWP) Annual Meeting and National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2014 conference, I realize that cultivating relationships is of the utmost importance when working with students and colleagues.  Even after many years of teaching, it is good to be reminded of […]

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Time Well Spent

Time. There’s never enough of it, is there? Whenever I talk to teachers about my efforts to use an inquiry approach to teaching, they almost always ask, “How do you find the time?” To be honest, it isn’t easy. As I mentioned in my earlier posts, before the surprise alligator head hijacked my students’ attention, […]

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