Tag Archives: SDAWP Voices

Writing to Connect with Nature

Write to Connect is the theme for the 2013 National Day on Writing, which has expanded into a weeklong celebration of making connections through writing. In my October 6th blog post, I wrote about the importance of being a connected … Continue reading

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“Talking About…” A Nonfiction Mentor Text

I wrote the article that follows in the spring of 2011. I am finally sharing it here for the first time as my contribution to SDAWP’s #113texts Mentor Text Challenge. I realize that this is more timely than ever with … Continue reading

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A Soft Serve Education

August 19, 2013 was the Monday before school started in Oceanside. Consequently, it was a day filled with jitters for students and teachers as they anticipated all the possibilities of a new school year. That Monday was also National Soft … Continue reading

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Many Ways to See

For me, SDAWP Photo Voices is all about noticing as much as possible. If I miss seeing something, I might miss an opportunity to take an interesting photograph. Once an object catches my eye, I look at it from all … Continue reading

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Bottle Walk

The learning walk that I planned to take at the beach turned into a bottle walk — many single-use plastic bottles littered the shoreline all along my way. I gathered up at least sixteen bottles in less than an hour … Continue reading

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Inspired by SDAWP Voices

I have faithfully participated in the SDAWP Photo Voices project since it’s inception on New Year’s Day. In fact, I don’t think I have missed a post since we began on January 1, 2013. I am pretty sure that this … Continue reading

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