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I Love Homework

I’m in the second semester at the University of Chicago’s Writers Studio. We have a great teacher—Kevin Davis. During our first night he had classmates interviewing each other for 10 minutes about a memorable holiday moment, and then he asked us to write a scene about it. 547 more words


Library Lessons: Jan 12-16, 2015 - Keats, Communities, Databases

Week 18!

Kindergarten:  Week 2 of the Ezra Jack Keats author study.

Students are making connections (to self and text) as well as examining how Peter grows and changes over time.   419 more words

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My Top 5 PhD Playlist (or, Five Minutes of Procrastination)

What music do you listen to as you work?

For me, anything goes for emails or repetitive tasks. But for work which needs sustained thought, I need to avoid music which might intrude – either with lyrics which distract from what I’m reading/writing, or simply because it’s so wonderful I can’t let it fade into the background. 287 more words

Reading the Bible as a Literary Scholar

‘The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.’ – Proverbs 26:13

I have a new project. 306 more words

Conference Report: New Work in Modernist Studies

Last Saturday was a major milestone of my first term as a DPhil: the New Work in Modernist Studies conference, run by the British Association for Modernist Studies ( 377 more words

Library Lessons Dec 1-5, 2014: NW myths, Peter Brown, WCCPBA nonfiction

Week 14!  Two more weeks until Winter Break!

A shorter week for me.  J-girl had no school on Thursday (conferences); therefore, I took the day and was off with her. 327 more words

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