Sunday Salon: A Round-up of Online Reading 10/26/14

The Reading Life Kelly Barnhill has a beautiful post about the books that have been the “architects of her imagination.” Dylan Teut describes what happens when kids really REALLY love a book: they hide it! Kevin English’s students share an important point about diversity in books: they can’t all be about oppression, racism, and tragedy.…

Friday Finds: Stuff I’ve Been Reading Online

Pernille Ripp wrote a beautiful reflection on “What My Students Taught Me This Year.” I’ll be sharing Lynda Barry’s words about what happens to creativity and art in adolescence with my pre-service teachers. Patrick McLean celebrates composing by hand in an elegantly-written piece “In Defense of Longhand”. Lydia Davis just won the Man Booker Prize.…

Friday Finds: Stuff I’ve Been Reading Online

This is a new feature: a selection of my week’s readings, much of it originally found via my favorite tool for professional learning, Twitter. At Hybrid Pedagogy, Kris Shaffer posted “Open-Source Scholarship,” a provocative argument equating scholarship with the open-source software movement and arguing that scholars and teachers are hackers: This hacking is a core…