1. sandyjensen

    How Do I Write a Good Comment?

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    In the video above, kids a lot younger than any of us give good advice!

    Posting comments on blog posts you read is considered internet courtesy. Here are some tips:

    Compliment the writer in a specific way on the content of the post you read. Ask a question and/or add…
  2. sandyjensen

    Blogging Safety Guidelines

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    Shamelessly and thankfully copied from Brilliant Muskie Blog

    Staying safe online is not just for kids–it’s for all of us hotshot adults, too! Blogging Safety Guidelines

    1. Treat the “Edublog  spaces” as “classroom spaces” — use appropriate language and be sure that anything you write you are proud of and …

  3. sandyjensen

    10 Reasons for Students to Blog

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    Image Credit: Drawing by Sylvia Duckworth. Provided by edublogs.org.

     

    I require my Technical Writing students at Lane Community College to blog all of their assignments. There are 10 reasons in the graphic above!

    A common entry level job in any corporate or small business setting is taking over the …

  4. sandramardene

    WILDFIRE! I’ve lived through a hurricane, the Columbus…

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    WILDFIRE!

    I’ve lived through a hurricane, the Columbus Day Storm of 1962, a number of disastrous Silver Freezes, but overwhelmingly, my memories are of wildfires.

    Wildfires are living entities, a ferocious predator. Forests can’t run, and you can feel their terror on the blast furnace wind as the fire consumes …

  5. sandramardene

    WILDFIRE! I’ve lived through a hurricane, the Columbus…

    by

    WILDFIRE!

    I’ve lived through a hurricane, the Columbus Day Storm of 1962, a number of disastrous Silver Freezes, but overwhelmingly, my memories are of wildfires.

    Wildfires are living entities, a ferocious predator. Forests can’t run, and you can feel their terror on the blast furnace wind as the fire consumes …

  6. mfieldswriter

    Sick Sweetness

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    I attended a master writer’s workshop taught by Jacquelyn Mitchard last week. It was so fantastic–the group of other writers, Jackie, the copious amounts of tea I drank all day long, and the in depth analysis of the elements of a novel. Took me back to my days as an …

  7. mfieldswriter

    Amazing Customer Service

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    I don’t even need to make stuff up today. No fiction involved here. Just a cut and paste of the email exchange I had with an Alaska Airlines rep. Though I sort of wanted to rip him a new you-know-what, I also had to laugh really hard. He’s ballsy. Email …

  8. mfieldswriter

    It’s all the puppy’s fault

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    You’ve heard of kids blaming their dog for eating their homework, right? Well, I’m going to hop on the old bandwagon and say that my new puppy is the reason I’ve not hammered out more chapters in my latest novel, and why my floors are less clean than I like …

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    Hi Happy Campers,
    So sorry I had to bail last week; I kept thinking I would make it to class, but more or less at the last minute, my husband convinced me I was a public viral menace and should stay home. But I missed you!

    Here is a playlist …

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