[SOLSC], Tweet Speak

Writing a post in 140 character segments. @Dad wonders if severe  word limits diminish communication.  #solvingworldproblemsoverdinner He suggests brevity isn’t always preferred. I say synthesis is a higher order thinking skill.  #dadsfirstfishtaco #macandcheeseforme Language is an act of negotiating meaning,  he says. I wonder, isn’t that what we do here? Negotiate meaning in a small…

[SOLSC] Lost

I lost a day.  I must have put it down somewhere and forgot where I left it.  I bet I was holding on to it when I got the mail or switched over the laundry or took out the garbage. Maybe I did that thing where you put the milk in the cereal cupboard,  the…

[SOLSC] Mistake-making

I am taking part in the Slice of Life Story Challenge with Two Writing Teachers. For this challenge I will be attempting to write a “Slice of Life” post each day in the month of March and each Tuesday after that. I am not a good mistake-maker. It isn’t that I don’t do it well. I’m…

[SOLSC] Things I Wonder

The general session key note speaker to day was Dr. Russell  Quaglia.  At the end of his session he lists many things he wonders.  I shall do so as well. I don’t need the answers right now, though I’m sure I’ll look them up soon enough. Things I wonder a la Russell Quaglia: Do folks…

[SOLSC] Chips

Yes, you read that correctly.  I titled this post “chips.”  While I just spent the day at the 69th Annual ASCD Conference, ended it by learning from the fab Sir Ken Robinson (one of three people I would follow to an ashram anywhere), and then had a lovely blue beverage at the ASCD “Tweet-up” with…

[SOLSC] New Favorite Things Friday #2

I am taking part in the Slice of Life Story Challenge with Two Writing Teachers. For this challenge I will be attempting to write a “Slice of Life” post each day in the month of March and each Tuesday after that. It’s already Friday again! My New Favorite Things this week are: Lady Cottington’s Pressed Fairy…

[SOLSC] I Can See Clearly Now

I am taking part in the Slice of Life Story Challenge with Two Writing Teachers. For this challenge I will be attempting to write a “Slice of Life” post each day in the month of March and each Tuesday after that. My first pair of spectacles (as my pops called them) were gray, thick-framed, bifocals that…