Monthly archives of “April 2016

Getting out of the way: A line of argument

One of my favorite essays in my AP Lang & Comp class is Amanda Ripley’s “The Case Against High School Sports,” originally published in The Atlantic. Ripley’s argument is particularly provocative as she questions the possible disproportionate value that schools place on sports versus academics. Conversation is… Read More

Time to Re-evaluate: Why summer reading?

This morning when I opened my e-mail, my daily update from the NCTE Teaching and Learning forum was there. I look forward to seeing what conversations are going on about teaching and learning, and although I don’t actively participate (post), I do always read. And… Read More