After a summer off, I am returning to blogging with a new, and I hope, lasting, enthusiasm. This summer when I wasn’t adding anything to my blog, I dedicated time to reading the blogs of other educators and thinkers whom I admire. I guess I would say that I went looking for other mentor texts to explore a greater variety of topics, styles and techniques. Here’s what I learned.
Category Archives: Keeping it real
Recently I wrote an article that was published in the Michigan Council of Teacher’s of English Language Arts Journal of Michigan. The theme for this edition was Location, Location, Location, and my submission reflects the uniqueness of rural northern Michigan. Below is the article and the appendix containing my assignment.
When I moved from the suburbs of Detroit to northern Michigan twenty-two years ago, I wondered if I was moving to the frontier.