Put Down Your F*^%$* Phone…. As Shared by Chuck Wendig

If you know Chuck Wendig, the novelist, you know his use of ...... ummmmmm .....colorful language and straightforward talk. If you don't know Mr. Wendig, I highly recommend his Writing How-To books. Haven't personally read his novels, but I am totally down with his How-To books... and find his style & language - in your face, colorful, … Continue reading Put Down Your F*^%$* Phone…. As Shared by Chuck Wendig

The Art of Saying Much…with Little {Great Reads}

Backstory:  I first shared this post in April 2010, a fact reflected in certain (outdated) references - Borders and BlackBerry - and behaviors (tweeting, still new to me at the time).  Times have changed and so has my writing. I'm pleased to share a much-abbreviated post, shortened by 200+ words, with the same goal:  a Great Read recommendation! Original Post, remixed:  Do … Continue reading The Art of Saying Much…with Little {Great Reads}

Social Media: Are You Creating or Cringing?

Technology continues to advance. Students' learning continues to evolve with technology.  Is your instruction evolving, too?    What do you think when you read the phrase Social Media?  Does it spark your creativity or serve up a hefty helping of uncertainty? Social media wasn't what it is today when I was still in the classroom full-time.  We weren't tweeting and updating our … Continue reading Social Media: Are You Creating or Cringing?