Advanced Methods: Where Do We Go From Here?

If you’re a Buffy fan–and I hope you are!–you can read this post while playing “Where Do We Go From Here?” Because I’m thoughtful like that. “Where do we go from here?” is the theme song for the end of all of my courses for pre-service teachers. By the end of the semester, we may achieve…

Why Blog Daily? #EdBDaily

Monday evening, I happened upon a post by Shawn White detailing his intention to start a new blogging challenge: 365 days of blogging. Several other educators in his PLN were planning to join him. I have a novel to finish in the month of September, plus NaNoWriMo coming up in November, plus, you know, regular…

Blogging in My Classroom

A few weeks ago, I read The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging. They make a wonderful point about exigency that’s very relevant to this post: a bunch of OK posts is probably better than a perfect post that took so long to compose the event was old news by the time you hit ‘submit’…

Blogging: I’m Doing It All Wrong!

According to The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging, I’ve been doing it all wrong. For me, blogs are essays that you craft and polish and worry over and then publish online. But according to The Huffington Post Complete Guide, you’re better off equating blogs with emails. You don’t “hem and haw” over an email, so…