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Building words

“We encounter each other in words, words / spiny or smooth, whispered or declaimed / words to consider, reconsider.” —Elizabeth Alexander   Language changes how we think((How does our language shape the way we think? Lera Boroditsky, Edge 2016)) and the right word can open a door to thinking articulately about new ideas. Before we had a word for genocide, Read More

Sketchbook Reviews (video)

Here is a review of several sketchbooks that you journal keepers should know about Bare Books are great low-budget journals for teachers. Another great option for teachers is to use unruled composition books. Roaring Spring Composition Books work very well. You may also find other brands. Kunst & Papier Sketchbooks are cool bound sketchbooks that can be folded Read More