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Meeting Sarah Eaton - Hysteria 2015 Judge

Sarah writes a weekly column for the local newspaper, as well as commissions for short stories, social media work, and the occasional flurry of blogging. 206 more words

On Writing

Language Learning and Technology (EDER 669.79)

This winter I am so excited to be teaching Language Learning and Technology for the Master’s of Education program at the University of Calgary.

Here’s the course description: 316 more words

Education

Day 14, why I blog

I heard about blogging YEARS ago, I mean I know it is hard to imagine, but there was a time when blogging was a new thing. 390 more words

Let’s fix our broken education system

I’ve got some fun news to share. I’ve been invited to write a regular column for Troy Media. My job is to write provocative, edgy, thought pieces on education in Canada. 113 more words

Education

5 Myths about being an independent language or literacy professional (and secrets of the trade you need to know)

Sometimes when I talk with contract language teachers, sessionals, adjuncts, freelance writers, editors and others who dedicate themselves to the language and literacy profession, I’ve learned that there are some myths about the profession that we need to debunk. 807 more words

Education

5 Lessons I've Learned as an Educational Consultant

I’ve spent the past 15 years or so doing contract and consulting work in the non-profit and educational sectors. Over the past year, I’ve answered questions for a few dozen people who are eager to learn more about what’s involved in this career. 1,201 more words

Education

Active vs. passive voice -- How to tell the difference

My students have been struggling with using active voice in their writing. For some reason, they have learned along the way that passive voice sounds more “grown up” or academic. 552 more words

Education