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Telling Our Stories: Creating Authentic Narratives of Home

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.

First Post!

Finally!  This is School in a Small Town World!  And the views here are my own.

Though I have had many websites over the years, I am now joining the blogosphere.  I’ve always used writing as a means of figuring things out: in my teaching, in my life, and in my thinking.  Now more than ever, the world has gotten smaller; technology gives us the opportunity to share with and learn from others across the globe.  I look forward to sharing what I am writing, what I am reading, and what I am thinking.  Stay tuned…