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Slowly, but surely

Slowly, but surely, this website is being updated. I am trying to gather old information, new information, and stuff that I think is just plain cool. Being a mom is taking first place right now as is my position at Integro Technologies. But stay tuned. More to come. I promise!

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I See You

I have shamelessly taken this from Elizabeth Gilbert’s Twitter. I am slightly obsessed with her, and I am seriously fan-girling over her because she favored two of my Tweets. But this photo from http://www.tracyverdugo.com is truly amazing. I want to put it on my desktop as my wall paper. I want to post it all over… Read More I See You

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Resources for Teachers and Students

Resources for Teachers and Students Whole Language Umbrella Summer Institute Official Website “WLU is an NCTE Conference made up of whole language support groups and individual professionals interested in developing and implementing whole language in educational institutions. WLU is based on a view of whole language as a dynamic philosophy of education.” Articles: LEONARD PITTS:… Read More Resources for Teachers and Students

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Visualizing Oral History

Whole Language Umbrella Visualizing Oral History Presentation given at NCTE Whole Language Umbrella Summer Institute 2009 in Columbia, SC This lesson plan is a modification and adaptation of some of the following lessons by: Mr. Carl R. Siler and Mrs. Margaret de Angeli Resources collected from the Whole Language Umbrella Summer Institute 2009 How to… Read More Visualizing Oral History

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Facebook Photo Syncing

As you may know, I am a mom to two wonderful, little girls. They are funny, smart, and quite precocious (especially the baby). They have mastered the art of swiping my phone off tables or from my purse and skillfully playing Mickey Mouse or Mother Goose Club on YouTube. Lola, the 4 1/2 year old,… Read More Facebook Photo Syncing

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Matt Shepard Film Screening

On Thursday, April 23, Robert and I had the honor of sponsoring a screening of “Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine” at Lee Street Theatre in Downtown Salisbury, North Carolina. Friends drove near and far to join us. There were many people we did not know either, and that was tremendously beautiful. People came… Read More Matt Shepard Film Screening

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The Social Media Effect

On May 7, 2015, I will be conducting a seminar for the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Trade Show titled “The Social Media Effect.” I am thrilled at this opportunity. It is one of my favorite things to do! Teaching + social media + fun! Follow my Twitter feed to follow the fun if you… Read More The Social Media Effect