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Monday #32: The Creative Call

I have a high school junior right now and so my life is filled with college talk. I often find myself thinking back to my own pre-college time these days and trying to remember, what did I want to do with … Continue reading

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Monday #48: Good Books

Whether you are spending your summer nights catching up on the classics or seeking 52 shades from a blazing beachside sun, chances are that, if you’re like me, you have your nose in a book right now. Summer is time … Continue reading

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Monday #1: Happy Birthday!

I hope you did your time at the gym because it’s time for a big piece of cake…birthday cake, that is.  The Monday Blog is officially ONE YEAR OLD today!  Thanks to everyone who took the time to email me … Continue reading

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Monday #43: This Is How We Do Book Club

NOTE: If you are looking for the comprehensive book list for our book club, scroll down to the bottom of this post. Happy reading! Summer’s here!  Time for road trips, beaches, cruises and vacations.  While some of us read for … Continue reading

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Monday #38: It’s All About The Kids

Last week I presented at the International Reading Association’s Annual Conference.  My session focused on ways that elementary school teachers can, without really trying, integrate spontaneous, fun creative writing exercises and art projects into their daily curriculum and, in the process, … Continue reading

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Monday #37: It’s In The Book

This week I am in Orlando at the International Reading Association’s Annual Conference.  I’m here with my friend and colleague, Dr. Claudia McVicker, professor of education and literacy studies at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.  Tomorrow we will be … Continue reading

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