Ravioli, Ravioli, Incorporate ESL Writers into Your Pedagoli

Welcome back, everyone! My apologies for the delay – we lost power due to the high winds on Thursday and Friday, which pushed my writing schedule back much further than usual. I had no idea that a telephone pole could snap in half like uncooked pasta, but you know what they say, right? Ravioli, Ravioli,Continue reading “Ravioli, Ravioli, Incorporate ESL Writers into Your Pedagoli”

Let’s Get Intertextual ;D

Good evening, everyone!  I trust that you’ve all had a relaxing weekend. I personally spent mine in Philadelphia doing the Grim Philly Serial Killers & Cemeteries walking tour, which was both super interesting and a ton of fun. While the tour isn’t recommended for children due to the grisly subject matter, I did learn related “normal” historicalContinue reading “Let’s Get Intertextual ;D”

Digital Literacy (or Lack Thereof) in Title 1 High Schools

Happy Friday (and Valentine’s Day), everyone! I hope you all had a great week. I know my post is two days early, but my thesis is on crunch time and I’m ready to git-r-dun a la Larry the Cable Guy.  This week, I’d like to revisit digital literacy in connection to socio-economic accessibility, particularly in TitleContinue reading “Digital Literacy (or Lack Thereof) in Title 1 High Schools”

Digital Literacy? But I Can’t Even Read Good on Paper!

Happy Sunday, everyone!  I hope that you’ve all had a wonderful weekend and are ready to jump back into the pond of academia. As I geared up to write this week’s post to the faint sound of the base from my neighbor’s polka music playing three floors below me, I kept stopping to wonder whetherContinue reading “Digital Literacy? But I Can’t Even Read Good on Paper!”

Understanding the “I” in Identity

I am a writer. I’m also a female, white, middle class, bisexual, cisgender, final-semester graduate student with clinical depression and an anxiety disorder. All of these aspects make up my identity on a daily basis, but only one of them – writer – is what other academics and my peers see based on my academicContinue reading “Understanding the “I” in Identity”

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