Clear Vision

By Toni M. Poling I don’t make personal resolutions at the beginning of each new year.  This is mostly because I try not to lie to myself.  In the past decade I’ve joined a gym.  I’ve quit the gym.  I Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago

A Love Letter to Poetry

I am about to tell you how I became a teacher. I became a teacher because for either the most naive or idealistic reason, but probably a combination of the two. It is because of poetry. I love it. Love it with a sustaining, carry my favorite collections as holy, memorizing poems to give myself the shivers at will love.

By karlahilliard, ago

Art as Argument

By Jessica Salfia Understanding visual rhetoric is not just an important part of most AP Language and Composition curriculums, but it is an essential skill our students need as members of society. We are bombarded with images—images intended to persuade Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago