Background Thoughts from the Wife of a Geek

Today I started a wiki of digital resources for the folks I am privileged to teach with. I found myself thinking about how my personal experience with technology has informed  my views of pedagogy & technology/software/web-based tools, and I ended up writing a page called “Background thoughts from the wife of a geek.”  I’ve copied it, below. The ethos of “technology” I’ll argue that some […]

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“There’s Just Too Much”

is what a teacher told me recently. Information, that is. Email, posts to discussion forums, blogs. And you know what? There is. Right now, I have 516 unread posts in my Netvibes reader. (Does it count that I just got back from vacation?) I have 4 active email accounts– o.k., it’s really 3: one web-based email account just collects the email from all the others […]

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Welcome to the blog

Years ago, when I first told people I wanted to teach, they looked at me as though I’d told them a flying saucer had landed in my backyard. Nonetheless, I taught 12th grade English for a long time, then took time away to write and have a family. Currently, I teach M.A. students in an English teacher education/certification program as I chip away at a […]

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