By Night the Mountain Burns: Juan Tomás Avila Laurel

My year of reading the world began with Avila Laurel’s By Night the Mountain Burns, a fiction based upon the stories of his growing up in Equatorial Guinea. Born in 1966, the author relates experiences that seem like they would occur in a time long before his birth. The stories, … Continue reading

TeachCode.org & IPPD Partner for Professional Development 2016

Become a Teach Code Level 1 Python Educator! APPLY NOW! https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2464034/IPPD-Winter-16-Application As part of the NYC Department of Education’s Innovation Partner Professional Development Program (IPPD) Teach Code would like to invite you to become a Teach Code Python Instructor, Level 1. In this program, you will learn to code, but … Continue reading

Jess Ingrassellino on Twitter

Help make it happen! Young publishing company Flowered Concrete Aims to Exhibit at Queens’ FIRST Book Festival http://igg.me/p/fc-aims-to-exhibit-at-queens-first-book-festival/cstw/10642469 … Source: twitter.com These are former students of mine. We all complain about the inactivity of today’s youth, but this publishing company they have formed aims to promote literacy in urban neighborhoods. … Continue reading