Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of the desks. When Doug Reeves made this statement at a Literacy Leadership Symposium I attended recently, I pictured one particular classroom in my mind. One where the desks are arranged in rows, yet I often walk in to find students with heads together in spots around the… Continue reading Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of desks.
When I talk with people about TV series that I watch, I never get asked questions like: "How do you have time to watch television?" "You don't get paid to watch TV, so why do you do it?" Yet, when I talk with people about blogging, Twitter chats, the Facebook Live show my friend and I just… Continue reading Are you running on empty? Or, does your tank overflow?
Today I received a voicemail from my older brother. He said that he was having a bad day last week and had a few minutes to read some of my blog posts during his lunch, and that one in particular helped him in that moment. There it is. Right there. Exactly why I write. I… Continue reading Why I Write: A Surpising Voicemail