Stalking: or networking with your idols

My first opportunity to attend the NWP annual meeting came in 2005, when I was fresh from the Summer Institute and completely ignorant about the ways in which the writing Project functioned as a national program.  All I knew was that NWP coincided with NCTE and that Red Cedar was sending me to Pittsburgh with… Continue reading Stalking: or networking with your idols

Alan starts to search

Alan states that every idea that’s about to be articulated represents a shift of control from the teacher to the learner. Teaching technology is not difficult, but shifting control might take years.  Some teachers might never do it.  The entire culture we’ve inherited is based on a control model…not kids researching other student work from… Continue reading Alan starts to search