Category Archives: Education

Matches, Music, and Masks

Sitting in Smokey Joes, listening to my buddy Jeff Sinclair rock out with his band, shooting pool with one of the ELA teachers on my team, Sam Spade, and eating dinner with a match made by my roommate … and … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Life

The Rhythm of Life is a song that I sang in my sophomore year glee club.  It was an upbeat, fun song to sing during which our director would let us walk around the practice room when our voice part … Continue reading

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AMDG

Ad meiorem Dei gloriam (AMDG) means “for the greater glory of God”. My uncle, the Jesuit priest I’ve spoken of previously, taught me the meaning of that abbreviation when I met him in CA before our cross country trip east. … Continue reading

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Review of Sarah R. Jones’s “Digital Access: Using Blogs to Support Adolescent Writers With Learning Disabilities”

Jones: Writing to communicate or to get the passing grade? The purpose of effective writing to many students is to get a better grade rather than to communicate ideas; with such a paradigm, writing becomes artificial for students and the … Continue reading

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Being a student is greaterrible.

Having just given a top notch presentation for my Thursday night graduate course, which I took an appropriate amount of time to prepare and in which I was well invested, and having also survived a mediocre presentation for a project … Continue reading

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Why blog?

I am currently reading an article titled “Digital Access: Using Blogs to Support Adolescent Writers with Learning Disabilities” (Jones, 2012) for a college course I am taking.  I have to write a review of it for this Thursday.  I was … Continue reading

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