Using Twitter reinforced my belief that micro-blogging is an important communication medium for burgeoning writers to understand it both theoretically and practically. For graduate students, this involves a thorough engagement with Twitter and the Twitter community.
May 21, 2013
Now that grading is done, it’s time to get my summer to-do list down. I need to be especially dicsiplined this summer because baby #2 is arriving in August and there will be no time to get things done for a while after that. I’ll cross them off and add the dates of completion when [...]Continue reading "Summer 2013 To-Do List."
June 29, 2012
On June 12, 2012, I posted all of my recontracting, tenure, and promotion documents online along with some thoughts about the recontracting process for faculty and graduate students. I had been meaning to put these documents online for some time now, with my initial goal to do so after being awarded tenure. The birth of [...]Continue reading "Why I’m Putting My Recontracting, Tenure, and Promotion Documents Online."
October 7, 2011
Composing with Images Press, the press that I co-founded with Billie Hara, has released it’s latest call for entries. Take a look and consider submitting. If you have any questions, please let me know! Composing with Images Press (CWiP) seeks images (photographs, drawings, or paintings), poetry, prose, and personal experiences (stories, letters, or journal entries) [...]Continue reading "Call for Artists, Photogs, & Writers: 5 Books, 5 Charities, 5 Ways to Help!."
August 30, 2011
There are two must read education-related magazine articles this September, one in Harper’s and one in Smithsonian. These are must-reads for educators, but the real beneficiary of them would be those who are not in public education (and, especially those who also continue to complain against it and rail against teachers) and politicians who spend [...]Continue reading "“schools aren’t businesses”: two must-read education articles."