Hit or Miss: The Problems with Citing ONLY Online Sources

Today in my Teaching Reading class, we had to get into groups to talk about the new Colorado Common Core Standards. My initial small group was supposed to discuss Standard 2 (Reading for All Purposes) for the middle school/junior high grades, and then the big group was the three small groups who had been discussing […]

5 Awesome Books I’ve Read This Semester

In honor of finishing The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien today, here is Part 2 to my previous blog, with the 5 most amazingly awesome books I’ve read this semester. Again, in no particular order, they are: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie What a mouthful, right? I loved this book. […]

5 Awful Books I’ve Read This Semester

In honor of finishing Gossip Girl by Cecily von Zeigesar for E 405 today, I thought I’d document the top 5 most gut-wrenchingly awful books I’ve read this semester. So, here they are, in no particular order: I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore This book is really a collaboration by Jobie Hughes and James […]