Tag Archives: NCTE

A Writing Activity: New Year, Dream Big!

Very soon, many of us will return back to school and greet the smiling faces of our students whom we have not seen since 2017. Granted, the time spent apart is much shorter than a summer break, but brings with … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale, Censorship, & Banned Books

Last week, I began watching The Handmaid’s Tale, a Hulu original series based off of the novel by Margaret Atwood. Set in a dystopian society and ruled by an extreme, fundamentalist regime; the series draws viewers in with multiple storylines, … Continue reading

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Developing “Healthy Skeptics” in the Age of New Literacies

One of my most poignant “slaps on the face” in the classroom came while conferring with a student over their research paper. During our conversation, confusion arose from the conflicting information that he had found on the web. Upon further dialogue, … Continue reading

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