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Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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A Reminder That Life is Good: the QEP, Professional Autonomy and Paulo Freire

May 30, 2013 – 12:23 pm | 3 Comments | 3,960 views

It was the spring of 1999.  Heading out the door of the inner city elementary school where both my husband and I were working, I bombarded him (as I always did) with a series of …

Online PD: Tasters and Takeaways

May 23, 2013 – 10:22 am | Comments Off on Online PD: Tasters and Takeaways1,670 views

 
In early October, I blogged wistfully about my experiences as an online grad student and highlighted a spanking new teacher PD project that we were initiating at LEARN: Web Events.  Each month, an educational topic, …

Twitter Chats – Making Connections

May 16, 2013 – 5:33 pm | 4 Comments | 3,181 views

I know many people think of twitter as a place where people post the inanities of their lives “Having coffee at…” “I’m at the corner of…” Twitter has much more to offer than that. By …

3 a.m. blogging, and why social sciences (/school) should be social, and public!

May 8, 2013 – 7:49 pm | 5 Comments | 3,547 views

First I will partially explain the title, as NOT being because my new baby boy woke me up earlier at 2 a.m.  It’s about what kept ringing in my head afterwards, and the fact that …