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Kim Miklusak
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Check out our other site...
Hi, I'm not really posting here right now because I've enrolled in a PhD program and am writing on our Collab Lab team's site.  Check us out here!
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Reflections on #NCTE16
OK, here's my biggest takeaway from #NCTE16 moving forward: honor small victories. Writing in detail about this insight would probably be too honest at this point, but here's the message I want to share...in the form of a top 10 list because my brain is so ...
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The Myth of the Apolitical Teacher
This is going to be an interesting year--to say the least.  This is my first time teaching during such a heavily contested presidential election, and I'm wondering how things will go in two classes that are so focused on rhetoric and non-fiction.  This has ...
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#1st5days in a Presidential Election Year
As we prep for the new school year, I noticed the upswing of people talking about their # 1st5days .  I guess that means summer is really winding down.  I thought back to my post last year about a different way to First Day .  I teach AP Language, a rhetori...
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(Another) Hiatus
I have about 4 posts started, and I can't quite get around to finishing any of them.  So for now, please continue to check us out at the Collab Blog !  More later!
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More Thoughts on Reading
I'm a week late in writing this--check out the Collab Blog to see what we've been up to! Today in our Socratic Seminar focusing on The Great Gatsby my students got into an interesting tangential conversation about whether or not Daisy and Gatsby really love...
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Assessing Critical Thinking Skills
A few weeks ago I met with Alison Dover , an assistant professor at Northeastern Illinois University, to discuss social justice and education.  One of the questions she asked me was how I determine or would determine the success of my instruction (specifica...
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What's the Purpose of Independent Reading
I think I've officially shifted my perspective on independent reading.  When I first started teaching our Independent Reading Project, I wanted to "hold the kids accountable."  I wanted to make sure they logged the pages they were reading, requiring them to...
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