CallingAllCoachesTeachersAnd LiteracyPeopleToo

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What good books are out there to help us grow our Literacy Teaching Practice?? 

There are so many to choose from, and some great places to start searching to find exactly what you are looking for by topic, popularity, programs, or author(s), or for any other category are below:,Literacy

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Here are some examples of books I have already read, am reading or want to read to help grow my practice and other ideas to help support literacy growth across the curriculum and across learning styles:

children without parents…immigration crisis full force…two sides to the story





What happens when parents want to give their children and family a better life?  If they live in a country where upward mobilization is rare, they sometimes opt to migrate to a country close by for the chance.  If they know for a fact that the political system there won’t cooperate or will try to deter by any means, and the parents still choose to opt to migrate anyway, what is that called?  It could be called desperation, or it could be called ignorance or even stupidity, depending upon the circumstances.


I have had discussions with people who have been in these circumstances, know about it through family members or have been inside it, on the government side of the equation and have given feedback, and these equal sides form a triangle of different opinions while having equal weight on the issue, valuing what their knowledge-base is from it’s origin.

My take:  it is not just about government.  It is also about origin of intent.  A wealth of blame to go around.

My advice:  go educate yourselves before deciding to “wall off” children (yours or theirs).  They are the only victims in reality.

Be literate about humanity.

What’s Your Take on Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Famous Sonnet?


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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

HOW do I love thee?

Let me count the ways.

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height

My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight

For the ends of

Being and ideal


I love thee to the level of everyday’s

Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.

I love thee freely, as men strive for

Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from

Praise. I love thee with the passion put to use

In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith.

I love thee with a love I seemed to lose

With my lost saints,—I love thee with the breath,

Smiles, tears, of all my life!—and, if God choose,

I shall but love thee better after death.

this seems to say that a love reserved for the most deserved of all loves, as deep and wide and strong and compassionate a love that exists, after all, is the kind of love described here; a fusion of passion and purity, fathoms of clarity entwined with a love so irrevocable from one’s spirit that to undo it would be to invoke death


College Way and Green Way – College of Charleston


Please click immediately below for a visual treat of outside at the corner of College and Green Way (live web cam image)


Source: College Way and Green Way – College of Charleston


A Great Place to take graduate courses… and how awesome a view provided by The Graduate School at CofC!

It will be my pleasure to add this awesome institution of learning to the list of in-state Colleges and Universities that have been my Roadway in Higher Education, and well, learning how much more there is that I just do not know yet.  Can’t stop now…











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