Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Journals

03Apr13

I love journals. I keep Moleskine journals – soft cover plain craft paper, unlined, three to a pack, a little pocket in the back – and go through about one every three weeks. I must have over a hundred old ones, filled up, sitting on the bottom of a bookshelf in my office. The amazing […]


22Mar12

Thursday mornings this year I am teaching at Camps Scudder, a county run probation camp for incarcerated youth, all girls. I run a creative writing workshop program there. It’s been on of the more interesting and intense of the many projects I’ve worked on. Ever. Today some of the girls in one of my classes […]


12Jan12

Thursday. My students at Camp Scudder wrote ‘love haikus to food’.


Education

05Jan12

Interesting article on education in Finland. Check it out here.


18Oct11

Tuesday. Teaching creative writing to high school aged girls on Tuesdays and Thursdays with WriteGirl; one of the sites in South LA, the other at a youth probation center. The girls are awesome, I love teaching these classes. I like to pick a poem each week to be our ‘theme’ of sorts – a nice […]