Archive | September, 2009

Remember to Read

Once school starts many English teachers make lists (mental and actual) and piles (actual) of books, articles, and magazines (oh those weekly New Yorkers!) they want to read but do not–until winter break, spring break or, of course, summer vacation. (Pictured Left: Here is the pile of what I am snacking on lately.) But remember: […]

What Success Looks Like

The first few weeks of my freshman class we are guided by the question, "What is success–and how does one achieve it?" They generate traits of those who are successful in school and their adult lives; they organized these into a visual model by way of synthesizing their ideas, then use these as the basis […]

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