I am a professor in the Department of Education at the U of F. I am a grandmother of five and I have the most intelligent and most beautiful grandchildren in all the world. I love the outdoors. I live on a farm with many animals; horses, ducks, geese, a miniature pig, and many dogs and cats.
I am a die-hard animal lover, long-time vegetarian (for that very reason), and the grieving caregiver to a dog that I raised from a puppy and held in my arms as she was put to sleep recently at twelve years of age. I’m not ashamed to admit that I associate with the “crazy” PETA people, […]
The Verizon foundation sponsors a wonderful website at Thinkfinity.org. For FREE resources in every subject area and grade level that are searchable by those parameters, it would be difficult to come up empty-handed at this site. When I ran a search for interactive activities in Reading/Language Arts for grades 9-12, I ended up with 124 […]
So much new technology has emerged since I’ve had a classroom of my own; I barely know where to begin. The Internet was in its infancy when I taught full-time, and over the past ten years I’ve discovered many little treasures that would have been absolutely inspirational to even my most reluctant student writers. Creative […]