Flipping for Video

As some of you may know, I have become a Flip camera, digital moviemaking fiend. My colleagues still laugh at an early blog post featuring a glass of water that I found captivating.  Since that time my knowledge and interest in digital video has grown and I am working...

Ties that Bind…and Set Us Free

A few weeks ago I went to my 40th high school reunion in my hometown of Philadelphia. I attended a large suburban high school that drew students from the classic post-World War II bedroom communities that nurtured so many of us Baby Boomers. Our parents selected homes...

Changing the Teacher

I have recently been asked to mentor a fellow English teacher as she works toward through the National Board certification process http://www.nbpts.org. I am elated to support someone else in the journey to add NBCT endorsement to her credentials. And I am reminded of...

What Do You Do? Part II in a Series

I had a friend once who liked to open my refrigerator whenever she came over for a visit,  just to get a sneak peek of my life via the foods I had on hand. This blog entry is partially inspired by those fridge glimpses, but also by a blogger I follow regularly who did...