Student Voice

I can't stress enough how important it is to encourage student voice. When students are allowed…


Literate Voices Media Coverage

Book Launch in IndiaTelevision Interview in the Bay AreaBeyond the Fields Release-…


Classroom 101: Relevance

I’ve said this many times in many ways but I believe it bears repeating. The inescapable truth is…


Classroom 101: Respect

How is it that we expect to command respect from a group of strangers who have never met us, know…


Classroom 101: Being Human

Yesterday as I was wrapping up a class on content literacy writing strategies, one of my credential…


Student Engagement: Why Are We Learning This?

I've had some questions both here on the blog and in my classroom about the challenge of getting…