#NCTE14! (and the crowd goes wild!)

NCTE is definitely one of my favorite times of the year.

Screen Shot 2014-09-25 at 6.21.35 PMNothing is better than getting to connect with edu-friends. Or the fun of doing that squinty eye look as you try to sneak-read someone’s name tag as you wonder, “Have I seen your face in a little twitter photo before?.” I’m looking forward to being in the D.C. area and for the energy of this upcoming weekend.

My friends and I at The Educator Collaborative have many events going on and we hope we’ll get a chance to say hi to you.  Sessions, signings, meet-ups…. and we’re really excited to organize an informal meet-up we’re calling the “Professional Book Swamp Meet”!  All the info is below.


TheEdCollab at NCTE14


Sunday morning Meet-up and “Professional Book Swap Meet”

TheEdCollab NCTE Professional Book Swap-01



If you are unable to attend, follow the hashtag #NCTE14 for highlights.

Hope to see you this weekend!


Viva Las #NCTE12

**First a note: this Monday Nov 12 at 11 AM EST, listen live to Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs. I we be the show’s guest, talking about the Common Core and my new book Energize Research Reading and Writing.  Live stream will be found here.**

Viiiva Viiiiva Las Leeeeearning

Click to NCTE Convention Home Page
Later this week is none other than the educators’ annual homecoming: the NCTE convention. Well, homecoming minus the boutineers, DJ music, limos…

…wait, it’s in Las Vegas… keep all of that on the list.

As I prep for the trip I am finding I share many feelings with others:.

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