Tag Archives: Digital Storytelling

What My Mother Taught Me About Shakespeare (Amy)

“The cathexis between mother and daughter—essential, distorted misused — is the great unwritten story. Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one which has lain in … Continue reading

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Meet me at the library (Heather)

I’m sitting in a classroom at Northern Michigan University, watching the rain drizzle outside the window. Amy and I are leading a “Digital Storytelling Using a Mentor Text” workshop this week, and the participants – all Writing Project teachers – … Continue reading

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My Students Sing the Body Electric: Digital Spoken Word Poetry (Amy)

I sing the body electric, The armies of those I love engirth me and I engirth them, They will not let me off till I go with them, respond to them, And discorrupt them, and charge them full with the charge … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Write: Veteran’s Day (Amy)

Writers end up writing about their obsessions.  Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released.                                ~Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) Our words are our witness. The energy at the … Continue reading

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We Were Pushed ~ Hamy’s Digital Literacy Journey (Amy)

“As writing has changed with computer-mediated, networked environments, so too have our conceptions about what it means to be literate.” ~Troy Hicks (The Digital Writing Workshop 2009)  I had an interesting conversation with my father a couple of weeks ago.  … Continue reading

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