Blogging benefits student voice

This year my class is blogging on an Edublogs site at¬†adriannester.edublogs.org.¬† The inspiration for starting these blogs has several main purposes. Students should be writing more than any teacher can read. To paraphrase Kelly Gallager, not every paper that a student writes needs to be proofed, edited, graded, and scored by the teacher.¬† Grade certain... Continue Reading →

Mr. Hardy’s legacy remembered

Today we honor the life and memory of Jackie Hardy who was a coach, teacher, and friend to so many in our community. I am taking this opportunity to print the speech I gave to induct him into the Tunstall High School Sports Hall of Fame class of 2013-14 recreated from my notes from that... Continue Reading →

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