#NWPleads I have long respected @BRCrandall out reach with under represented voices and his cherishing silenced narratives. More importantly he awakens those once silenced.
I would love a chance to collaborate and think of NWP regional events.
-@wiobyrne, I , and a crew of others used to organize the print2pixel unconference. What about writing unconferences? Not really grant funded just some local begging.
-I am also creating the Youth Zone at our Women's Studies conference this year. Its in April. Thinking of doing some activitites. I would love to co-sponsor the space with CT Writing Project. Even better if you want to bring young women to share their voice.
-I am also the Gear Up coordinator for literacy. I will be running a class for 11th graders every Monday?Wednesday. We will be doing some SAT prep but mainly, writing, and #walkmyworld.
-Local affiliates should look to partner and run activities with the #GearUps in your state. Even better if you can write your involvement into the 2018 calls when they come out. Build the relationships now.
So I made this today. It was really my first time doing anything significant with Java Script. Lucked out when @sunnydeveloper shared a template.
I was at that very moment searching for easy CSS slidedecks. I wanted to make a multimodal poem. Kind of reflecting on time and the quality of writing. Sometimes ideas burst and other times they retreat. I was just thinking about time not always being an indicator of quality when we are talking about writing.
I also wanted to share the poem because I am not at #NCTE15. My exploration into the open web really began as I tried to bend the oldest genre in the world with the newest technologies that emerged.
I am also looking for a remix machine. Many of us still mourn the loss of tools like Zeega and Popcorn but maybe we are the remix machine. I need to learn positioning in terms of CSS/HTML. Making cool art and poems would be a fun way to learn. Maybe a community of those who want to play with images and words ....oh wait.
That's #walkmyworld. We do play with images and words. #Walkmyworld has its roots in NCTE. Sue Ringler-Pet and Ian O'Byrne and I began to explore poet-laureates through technology. Our first session was in 2008. We focused on poetry for two reasons: back then if you fore fronted technology people avoided your session; a b:) poetry allowed us to create non-sensical esoteric titles that helps with session approval.
So maybe that is what I will do with #walkmnyworld this year. Just keep playing.
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These are the one's I found in the database. If yours is missing let me know and I will add it.
— Allee Burka (@teacherallee) April 18, 2015
— Jason Wnek (@JRWnek) April 2, 2015
— Troy W (@TroyEWiggins) April 2, 2015
— Mia Morales (@mmoral514) March 31, 2015
— khourigan (@khourigan) March 30, 2015
— Caroline Tritschler (@CarolineTritK) March 29, 2015
— Benz Paul (@bzsoundzman) March 28, 2015
— Chris McGrath (@HistoryWithMcG) March 28, 2015
— carl (@cpastor24) March 28, 2015
— christelrussman (@christelrussman) March 24, 2015
— Tina Hurlbert (@TechTina) March 24, 2015
— Greg McVerry (@jgmac1106) April 21, 2015
— Kevin Graham (@KevinG1220) April 21, 2015
— Jordan Shetler (@JordanShetler) April 21, 2015
— Josie Calamari (@jhcalamari) April 20, 2015
— Kayla White (@KaylaWhiteRE) April 15, 2015
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I steal from Alan Levine quite often.
I am most prod of hauling away a backstage blog from an open course he co-facilitated as part of #YouShow15. Then yesterday during #tjc15 folks started asking me about the role of having a back stage blog.
Once again stole from cogdog. He posted a final report from #YouShow15. I loved the work, even if it is a horrible slideshow article aka BleacherReport. What I loved the most, Alan's work was 95% derivative and 100% original. He told a story using the words of others.
Over the last year I have been trying to teach myself (translation: bug people smarter than me and Google a lot) CSS. I knew I wanted to try the single page website and play with sections. I also wanted the content to be a remix. So I started by pre-planning. I always start planning on paper. I am old school like that.
My first attempt is awful. I collected all my makes but my design leads to cognitive dissonance rather than aiding in comprehension. So I started to plan my revisions.
The design changes:
The content changes: