Simmering elements of digital technology, education, and purposeful living.
I teach English and I write professionally, but I don’t remember how I learned grammar. I’ve always been a reader, and my father is an excellent editor who helped me … Continue reading
Welcome new readers! One of my favorite aspects of blogging is generating thoughtful discussion, and I earnestly attempt to respond to most comments. Thanks to my recent post being Freshly … Continue reading
“All writing is ultimately a question of solving a problem. It may be a problem of where to obtain facts or how to organize the material. It may be a … Continue reading
Glancing around the room, fiddling with his smart phone, and tapping his pencil, Michael will do anything but write. He’ll scribble a few sentences on the paper, and the chicken … Continue reading
I’m sitting on my front porch in a refinished Adirondack chair, enjoying a warm afternoon breeze and a glass of ice water. I’d rather post to Mindful Stew than grade … Continue reading
I’ve decided to post narrative e-mails from my first few years of teaching middle school. It was my way of journaling and reflecting on my craft, student behaviors, and experiences–both … Continue reading