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  • AI Statement

    As we look to the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year, the expectation of in-service days focusing on the use of AI in the classroom is inevitable. Teachers are specifically concerned with the use of ChatGPT as a method of cheating. Teachers must determine what role AI plays in the classroom and how best to…

  • Digital Pedagogy

    Contemporary educators face an instructional world that is increasingly reliant on technology. Certainly post Covid, teachers must be aware of the necessity of online and hybrid learning. As we continue to progress technologically, we are able to utilize the ease of digital advancements by incorporating them into the classroom. I intend to use specific technologies…

  • The Ease of the APP

    Teaching a high school publications course at a small school of 75 students (grades 7-12) can be quite difficult. We produce a yearbook and literary journal called The Grapevine. Technically I do not have a photography team, but instead rely on cell phone pictures from students, parents, coaches, and the occasional random person who captures…

  • Why Literary Criticism?

    Often times as a teacher, I feel as if my students know when I am not an expert in a concept I am trying to instruct. My previous studies have focused on political theory but after passing the English GRE, I was given a job as a high school English teach. I began teaching Literature…

  • Hello world!

    Welcome to my blog. This is an assignment for a course in the IUP Literary Criticism program: ENGL 856 – Digital Literacy for the English Professional taught by Dr. Kenneth Sherwood.