My earliest memory of writing #UIWP13 #UIWP2012

This is a reaction to a prompt presented to #UIWP2012 fellow during orientation: What is your earliest memory of writing?  In returning to my Drafts page on my blog, I happened upon it now in #UIWP13 and have decided to finish what I started My evolution into a writer from being an artist is the Read More …

An authorial note on contentions and an advocate’s note on involvement in the #echoAV campaign

While I do seem to be targeting the Echo learning management system, A/V feedback options for online learner assignments could potentially bring benefits to many learning management systems, too.  I have done best to steer clear of critique of an organization (New Tech Network @newtechnetwork ) whose image for education I am very invested in.  Professionally, this series Read More …

joy to the written word on the first day of #uiwp2012

This morning marks the first day of my experience in the University of Illinois Writing Project and probably of a new vision for writing instruction in my career.  We opened with an activity where we drew out a visualization of a recent writing process that we experienced on a sheet of transparency “paper”.  My collage more Read More …

Not even the first day and I’ve got a "what went well" post

There are times this week that I wish I had a clone.  Seriously wished, I should say.  Preparing for a new school year at a new school is a constantly growing list of To-Dos that compete amongst each other.  I have not had to re-stack and then Post-Its for a while, but I have to Read More …