Why I Want my Students to Write on Medium

I want my students to be readers and writers. Essentially, I want them to be communicators. That sounds simple, but it is actually quite complex,especially once you try incorporating the nuances of the world in which we live. This isn´t

Why I Want my Students to Write on Medium

I want my students to be readers and writers. Essentially, I want them to be communicators. That sounds simple, but it is actually quite complex,especially once you try incorporating the nuances of the world in which we live. This isn´t

Move to Brussels

I haven´t been blogging in a very long time. However, I still read other people´s blogs on a regular basis and would like to join the conversation. My life has completely changed since the last time I wrote a post.

Move to Brussels

I haven´t been blogging in a very long time. However, I still read other people´s blogs on a regular basis and would like to join the conversation. My life has completely changed since the last time I wrote a post.

I am in Bogota and I am a Narcissist

A quick Google search for the term narcissist turns up an article called How to Spot a Narcissist. The first line is: At the core of extreme narcissism is egotistical preoccupation with self, personal preferences, aspirations, needs, success, and how

I am in Bogota and I am a Narcissist

A quick Google search for the term narcissist turns up an article called How to Spot a Narcissist. The first line is: At the core of extreme narcissism is egotistical preoccupation with self, personal preferences, aspirations, needs, success, and how

Hip Hop Workshops

Last week our school was very lucky to have Gus Gauntlett come to do a week of workshops with our students. I had Gus work with each of my classes during one 50 minute period. The students were hesitant to

Hip Hop Workshops

Last week our school was very lucky to have Gus Gauntlett come to do a week of workshops with our students. I had Gus work with each of my classes during one 50 minute period. The students were hesitant to

To This Day Project – Spoken Word Poem on Bullying

It is sad and beautiful that work like this exists. It is sad that bullying has continued and worsened in many ways; it is beautiful that people can overcome these challenges and make beautiful art like this poem by Shane

To This Day Project – Spoken Word Poem on Bullying

It is sad and beautiful that work like this exists. It is sad that bullying has continued and worsened in many ways; it is beautiful that people can overcome these challenges and make beautiful art like this poem by Shane

Living on Animal Farm

As part of our study of Animal Farm, we have been looking at common propaganda techniques and using them to analyze political campaign ads and speeches, advertisements, and of course, Animal Farm. As part of our analysis of slogans used

Living on Animal Farm

As part of our study of Animal Farm, we have been looking at common propaganda techniques and using them to analyze political campaign ads and speeches, advertisements, and of course, Animal Farm. As part of our analysis of slogans used

Adopt a Seedling – Bogota, Colombia

Imagine my surprise as I walk out of my apartment and past the park on the way to catch the Transmilenio. I pass this odd contraption holding a bunch of 2 litre pop bottles filled with dirt and seedlings. The

Adopt a Seedling – Bogota, Colombia

Imagine my surprise as I walk out of my apartment and past the park on the way to catch the Transmilenio. I pass this odd contraption holding a bunch of 2 litre pop bottles filled with dirt and seedlings. The