It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 11/5/18

On the blog: A slice about the coffee shop where I write on Tuesdays In reading: Jarrett Krosoczka’s Hey, Kiddo will certainly be one of my top ten favorite graphic novels this year. It revisits the territory of his popular TED Talk and develops the outline of his life that he shared there into a…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 10/22/18

On the blog: A slice about my ever-growing TBR list In reading: I enjoyed The Art of Stillness, though I will say that there’s not a tremendous amount of content here. If you watch the TED Talk and listen to his (excellent) interview on Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations podcast, you’ve probably heard the key stories…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?#imwayr 10/15/18

On the blog: Some thoughts about soft starts for our students and ourselves In reading: I have always loved the troublemakers best, because with Carla Shalaby, I believe they shine a light on what is unjust, unnecessary, and even cruel in our school systems. I didn’t entirely understand why the troublemakers were my favorite students until I…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 10/7/18

On the blog: A cat slice about our new cat, Oliver In reading: Hard not to have a serious reading hangover after finishing Naomi Novik’s fantasy novel, Spinning Silver. Incredible world-building and such rich character creation. Her characters are not always entirely likeable, yet I can’t help rooting for them. Structurally, this one is quite interesting, as…