I don’t know how to talk about Charleston, so I come to this discussion with a list of books, and an open-heart.

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.” George Washington Carver In some ways, we all share the same history. Histories are… More I don’t know how to talk about Charleston, so I come to this discussion with a list of books, and an open-heart.

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: (Sorry about the non-picture tweets.  My internet sucks sometimes. Thanks, Time Warner). Favorite Search Terms: the man who walked between the towers book literacy: My FAVORITE children’s book to share with my high schoolers. ricardo nuila’s dog bites: Can someone explain to me what this means? short films on petticoat discipline: Is this… More Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: Favorite Search Terms: bowel movements like brownie batter: I get all kinds of weird bowel movement search terms.  This one has taken the cake (pun intended).  How could you ever eat brownies again? i hate it when people are like do you have a bathroom: This person just hates dinner parties. pacific crest… More Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: Favorite Search Terms: i’ve always imagined heaven to be a kind of library: You and me both, googler. burying book in the wall ai weiwei: This is a history lesson I must google to get…now. johnny depp high school girlfriend: Yep, you got my blog.  OW OW! It’s filled with useless facts like… More Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: Favorite Search Terms: correct clothes for teaching: This was me for the entire summer of 2012. I hope I had something for you to look at.  Look on Pinterest or the blogosphere. living bamboo maze: I hope this maze can be found somewhere near me so MAU and I can go. poem anis… More Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: Favorite Search Terms: see me in a supermarket: What section can I find you in? I prefer the cheeses, or the canned vegetables.  I get nervous when people flick fruit. poem test compared to bowel movement: …. whaaaa?? minecraft pub interior: I love when I get super nerdy search terms like this. Book… More Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: Favorite Search Terms: huffington post is pissing me off: Is it the fact that they block Huff Post in my school system because the advertisements are a bit risqué, or is it something else entirely? fake car wash receipt: Sometimes I have to think back to when and where I would be writing… More Newsday Tuesday

Classroom Discoveries | Alan Turing, Literacy Training, Graphic Poetry by Julian Peters, & Children’s Books

Time for a story: The Poet Laureate of North Carolina, Joseph Bathanti, came to speak to my 9th grade English class last semester.  He’s actually leprechaunish, not in the way that he wears green and giggles behind trees, but in the way that he has the gifts of words hugged in his pockets.  Bathanti has… More Classroom Discoveries | Alan Turing, Literacy Training, Graphic Poetry by Julian Peters, & Children’s Books

Newsday Tuesday

Favorite Tweets: Favorite Search Terms: summer page breaks: As opposed to winter page breaks? black slug rice paddy: I cant determine if this is a “bowel movement joke” or just a really disgusting search term. eleanor and park books and bowel movements: Someone actually googled my review.  Love this. Book News: Russian Author Publishes Gay-Themed… More Newsday Tuesday