book review: Writing Our Communities: Local Learning And Public Culture #uiwp2012

Writing Our Communities: Local Learning And Public Culture works as a great handbook for brainstorming ideas for projects that engage students in the study of your local community. Formatted mostly as a series of unit plans, the book is a quick read. Each chapter is written by a teacher from a different school. I see great value Read More …

2-3 Key Values

One of the writing assignments for homework today’s class was to write about 2-3 key values that we hold.  I liked the idea as I heard my co-op announce his expectations for the paper that students would be just drafting for tomorrow’s class.  The idea reminds me of one of my favorite programs on NPR: Read More …