“I just LOVE THE PLAYLISTS! I want a copy so when my kids start screaming at each other at home, I’ll just put this on and dance around!”
“I am tired of having my students encounter texts by immediately turning reading into an unpleasant task of looking for supporting evidence of the TEACHER’S ideas, rather than inviting students to explore a work for their own meanings, interests, and pleasures.”
“My kids got so used to comfy lounging pants, that now when we need to go out, they think that regular slacks are ‘too hard’ to wear.”
“I ordered lots of on-line shoes that are all sitting in their boxes because I don’t need shoes to go out in.”
”I put in a virtual background so people can’t see my desk is a mess!”
“While quietly watching the pages float across your screen, mute your microphone, and find a calm and soothing reading voice. You are the reader with me. As I turn the pages, read the book out loud - calmly and slowly and softly. Be aware of your breath in the sound of the words."