Daily Archive: October 1, 2008

Lessons I Learned by Listening


In the past 48 hours, I’ve attended several services in synagogue and one by the banks of the Seekonk River (for Tashlich). I’ve spent time sitting and standing and sitting and standing and… Continue reading

Develop a Vision.


I’ve been thinking lately about the importance of writers having a vision for the work they will do.  This is one of those ideas that has become more and more important to me… Continue reading

Inquiry Stance.


Many of the classrooms I’m working in are launching into a personal narrative study.  I’ve encouraged all of them to approach their study from an inquiry stance.  Meaning, get lots of personal narratives… Continue reading