I was inspired yet again by my friend Sheri Edwards. She recently created a great post, “Blog Images,” about making and finding images to enliven your blog posts. As photo resources have continually changed over the past decade, I learned some tips that were new to me. I made the above layered images on Google… Read more One Word for 2019 Poem
I just came to my computer after a busy day to comment on a blog post for #blogging28, but I saw this tweet and conversation by Sheri and Wendy regarding Wendy’s playful post for the #MoDigiWri challenge and Sheri’s response. Wendy’s Word Work https://t.co/hyPHCWdmHo #modigiwri #blogging28 for @wentale Thanks for the reminder @anna_phd — Sheri… Read more Wendy’s Creative Constraint: A #Modigiwri Game
I have rarely regretted going into education; it is the hardest and best profession there is. It is a job full of creative opportunities, rich relationships and camaraderie, and surprises. Today I was reading student dialogue journals.* This gem came along: Dear Mrs. Denise, How are you? I’m fine. You remembered me when I was… Read more Teacher Rewards
It’s a new year and time for a new little word. I’ve been thinking about my word for 2019, and I think I’ve found it. Sow. Not the four-legged kind, but the verb. Sow…grow…seed…plant…develop…propagate…strew…broadcast…scatter… Hmmm… Yikes! Whoa, there. Don’t be scattered, Denise! That’s been your problem. Breathe. Now focus. OK, back to my one little… Read more Sow in 2019
Updated 26 January 2019 Wow, who would have thought that I would go back to 2011–to one of my first blog posts–and update it today, almost 8 years later? Yesterday’s ‘assignment’ for the #Blogging28 Challenge was to update an old post, something I had not really tried previously. I looked at a few posts and couldn’t… Read more Thanks, eltpics!