Monthly Archives: November 2012

Title IX

Belatedly, I am thankful for Title IX. I was a book child; so was my husband. I have been reading so many “thankful for books” pieces lately, and they resonate. We found company and solace and grounding and liftoff in … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal

One of the best parts of my job is conferencing with students about very troublesome assignments. The goal of any assignment format is to reveal, to shape ideas into a particular form that is best for the communication task at … Continue reading

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Speaking of vitamins!

Heisted today: carrots acorn squash butternut squash lettuce hakurei turnips bok choy brussels sprouts salad green turnip kohlrabi rutabagas yellow onions garlic green cabbage red cabbage leeks potatoes parsnips sweet potatoes kale and FIVE POUNDS of CRANBERRIES. Oh so much … Continue reading

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Writing vs. thinking advice

After a week of writing new classes and new workshops I’m back to grading. It’s a hard switch for my head, sometimes. Writing a lesson plan or a workshop anticipates a real-time, hands-on style of teaching. Pose a question, take … Continue reading

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