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Quotes That Resonate, Volume 7

Without fail, when I am reading something there are often quotes that feel like they literally jump off the page, demanding that I stop and reflect. These quotes resonated with me long after I finish reading the text. “When educators … Continue reading

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July ’17 Reading Update

In July I read 3 books, making my 2017 total 24. At this rate, I’m going to have to double my reading rate to beat my 2016 total. I’ve actually been reading and rereading a number of professional books for … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2016

I really enjoyed looking back at everything I read in 2015, so I knew I wanted to capture my list again at the end of this year. I also wanted to beat my record of 44 books read last year, … Continue reading

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November Reading Update

This month I read a random mix of books! Heartburn by Nora Ephron – Although When Harry Met Sally has been one of my favorite movies for decades, I have never read anything written by the screen writer of the … Continue reading

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October Reading Update

The best part of keeping a monthly/yearly reading log is that I can look back to see what books I’ve already read and when. I did this as an English teacher, as a model for my students, years ago. There … Continue reading

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September Reading Update

There was no August update because I didn’t finish a single book in August. đŸ˜¦ Here are the books I read in September. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander- After the national discussions about continued police events and the efforts … Continue reading

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Quotes That Resonate, Volume 4

I will often underline key quotes while I’m reading professional books and mark the margin with a Q, which signifies a quote that resonated with me. After my recent reminder about the instructional core, from Instructional Rounds in Education, my … Continue reading

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