April 2012

my handy-dandy process for helping kids write nonfiction based on other sources

April 19, 2012
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Do you remember writing school reports when you were, say, twelve? Do you remember your teachers harping on the evils of plagiarism? Was your response to do what I did and take lines from a book, switch out words, change their order and call them your own? I can’t blame twelve-year-old me. Despite all the […]

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why seth godin and other school reformers shouldn’t dismiss homeschooling

April 3, 2012

I’m thrilled to have an article on The Innovative Educator today. I’m sharing it here too for you, my favorite readers. * * * Why Seth Godin and Other School Reformers Shouldn’t Dismiss Homeschooling Recently, author and changemaker Seth Godin published the e-book Stop Stealing Dreams, a manifesto on the future of education. It’s a […]

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