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My First Musical Memory

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← Once upon a time …. Must consider sound effects !!! → A shoe story …. not that shoe story…. Posted onFebruary 13, 2013|1 Comment Bring to you live from Chapel Hill, here is Wesley….. and the Shoe story https://soundcloud.com/joannelaoshi/audio-story-part-1-of-2 <enter commercial break> … Continue reading

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Making Bold Choices Wisely

Making Bold Choices Wisely Posted on November 1, 2012 So you’d think in this day and age when TV, movies, and the Web make the viewing of “mature” material hard not to experience that challenges to books would be a rare … Continue reading

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Making Bold Choices Wisely

So you’d think in this day and age when TV, movies, and the Web make the viewing of “mature” material hard not to experience that challenges to books would be a rare occurrence. Think again. The latest data on book … Continue reading

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Welcome to ECi …

Welcome to ECi 521!  The Fall 2012 edition is here! The course is now open — in more ways than one.  We began exploring how online courses might serve as professional development for all interested educators in the Spring of … Continue reading

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Collaborate, Create, Contribute: ECI 521 Alums Keep on Giving . . .

“So how’s attendance?” “We’ve a decent number in each session but that last room, hey, it’s overflowing!” Now we know that we can’t claim all the credit for ECI 521 alum Katie Moore’s soldout presentation at the North Carolina Reading … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mrs. Benson!

“Thank you, Mrs. Benson.” That’s how I ended my brief tribute to my senior English teacher, Barbara Benson, and her bold choice “to teach” Richard Wright’s Black Boy (Journey Book VoiceThread, ECI 521: Learning Through Literature with Young Adults). I … Continue reading

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