Simon, Nina. The Participatory Museum

just a note to remind myself that this is here, and this is wonderful. particularly for consideration of this spring's celebration of student writing. perhaps we will shift from objectified stance to participatory projects ... love this 'how to'!

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the mourning post as punctum

Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography. New York, Hill and Wang, 2010. thumbing through Camera Lucida (Barthes) in preparation for a project about mourning on social media. sensed possibilities: [Studium refers to experiencing an] average affect, almost from certain training ... studium ... which means a kind of general enthusiastic commitment, of course, but without … Continue reading the mourning post as punctum

Gallo, Jessica and Hermann, Bailey. “Transforming Writing Teachers: Two Professional Development Possibilities”

Gallo, Jessica and Herrmann, Bailey (2014) "Transforming Writing Teachers: Two Professional Development Possibilities," Teaching/ Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education: Vol. 3: Iss. 2, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/wte/vol3/iss2/8 This article focuses on two professional development opportunities, The National Writing Project and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, that provide transformative experiences for teachers. These two programs offer … Continue reading Gallo, Jessica and Hermann, Bailey. “Transforming Writing Teachers: Two Professional Development Possibilities”

Yagelski, Robert., Literacy Matters: Writing and reading the social self

Yagelski, R. (2000). Literacy Matters: Writing and reading the social self. New York: Teachers College Press. Google Review: Literacy can empower students, but it may also limit their understanding if taught without regard for the context of their lives. Using his encounters with students, in high school, college, and state prison classrooms, as well as his … Continue reading Yagelski, Robert., Literacy Matters: Writing and reading the social self