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A Call for Place Based Writing and Understanding Space Why Sacred Space? What is sacred? Although sacred is described as something that is holy and religious — since marrying an architect I have come to know that all spaces which are intentionally created are sacred. What dwells in these places call their space home. ForContinue reading “What is Sacred Space?”
Why Poetry? “Poetry has become one of the most under utilized, and underestimated mediums in modern culture” K.M. Berkley For the average ELA teacher poetry is something taught if lucky as a 2 week course in April during the “poetry month” weeks that are not testing weeks. Poetry has been stamped as the ugly stepContinue reading “Why Poetry in the Content?”
Bad Habits For far too long educators have hidden behind their basal’s and state tests. They preach the 5-paragraph-essay because it “works” and gives the “best results.” They often claim they offer choice which normally looks like having students decide between two prompts and using a five-paragraph essay to respond. Enough is enough. Unfortunately asContinue reading “Why Multimodal?”