digital literacy

Getting to know you

This week, I am teaching a writing course at Oakbrook Prep! Being a teacher without a classroom means that occasionally you get the opportunity to inhabit other classrooms for awhile. This is one of my favorite times because not only does it give me a new perspective, but I get to meet new teachers and new students. I …

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Blogs I Like

It’s always hard for me to begin the conversation about blogging with people. When they ask me what I write about, I have to say, “I write a lot about education and just things that I read that I want to talk about.” It’s not a science. It’s not a formula. It’s just me and …

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Critical Consumption

It’s important that we are growing students who are able to understand and transcend many different literacies at one time. The emphasis on helping students code isn’t necessarily about become programmers, but become fluent: Again, no, the assumption is that there will be better understanding of what code is all about. The idea is not …

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