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May'16

Revamping Senior Course?

IT’S  NOT TOO SOON TO PLAN AHEAD. Two senior courses that worked well for college prep students have  a required …

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May'16

NEW BOOK this SUMMER

I am delighted to be on the editorial team for a new book, SWEETHEARTS OF ZION’S HILL, a sequel of …

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Apr'16

Poetry is…

Poetry is written to be understood! “Poetry is literature designed to convey a vivid and imaginative sense of experience, especially …

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Apr'16

Shakespeare’s Birthday

Happy 452nd  Birthday, Will! April 23rd is the day many celebrate the birth of William Shakespeare, one of the more widely …

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Mar'16

Celebrating Collaboration with Art, Music, Dance and Dramatic Readings from On Zion’s Hill

Celebrating ON ZION’S HILL: A Novel (2015)   To celebrate Black History Month, The Bishop’s School hosted a collaborative event with …

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Feb'16

National African American Read-In 2016

Reading Together Anywhere My book is recommended this year for the The National African American Read-In Sponsored by the Black …

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Jan'16

Making Masks to Reveal Character

Why Did They Do That? Students sometimes miss the significance of a fictional character’s behavior because these inexperienced readers may have …

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Jan'16

Reflecting and Projecting on Practice

Midyear – A Good Time to Start Anew? Are you a new teacher? A veteran in the classroom? Or a …

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Jan'16

Values Influence Reading, Writing and Viewing

  One way you can have your students step back a moment before they begin looking at articles, viewing video …

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Jan'16

Career Planning

Quit Now or Stay in School? Spring term is good time to offer students the opportunity to consider why continuing their …

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Teaching English Language Arts