Why I’m Doodling: Quickest of Case Studies

I’m a wee bit obsessed with Sunni Brown’s Doodle Revolution at the moment. Visual notetaking, visual literacy, viz think and sketchnotes have been following me around for a few years now.  It started when the RSAAnimates first hit the scene: Continue reading Why I’m Doodling: Quickest of Case Studies

Another Reason to Take Pride in My School

When I started teaching at Mt. Blue sixteen years ago, it was a great place to get a solid education.  It was a great place to play sports and perform on the stage.  It was a great place to attend Continue reading Another Reason to Take Pride in My School

Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

IT BEGINS. My ninth graders land a few scant hours from now.  They will be pie-eyed and bushy-tailed and full of mirth and whimsy.  They will be jaded and broken and waiting for someone, anyone, to let them out of Continue reading Keeping It Simple: A New Year Begins

“Apologies If My Verbal Comments Stink”

I do not have time to write this at the moment.  I’ve a bevy of AP Lit essays in need of feedback so my glorious students may revise and craft them into works of academic art.  This ‘A-ha!’ moment I Continue reading “Apologies If My Verbal Comments Stink”