The writing of my dissertation was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I’m so thankful that I’m done. It was a long time coming. This presentation and my dissertation are dedicated to my friend Javier Milo, who convinced me to start my program way back in 2010. It’s also dedicated to all those who rest in power. … More “A Hairbrush is Not a Gun”: My Dissertation Defense
As I’ve previously mentioned, chapters 2 and 3 of my dissertation proposal are due by October 31 to my advisor. So here’s where I am and where I want to be by the end of the week. View this post on Instagram Here’s my #dissertation update for this week. Chapters 2 and 3 of my … More Dissertation Update No. 2: This Week’s Goals
Those of you who have known me for a while know this, but I’ve had a bunch of new followers this year so it’s worth saying again. In addition to being a middle school reading teacher, I’m also a doctoral candidate. That means I’ve past my comprehensive exam and just need to write my dissertation … More I’m Actually Going to Get This Done!
It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but I’m waiting for my book to load and trying to finish a podcast, so I thought I’d jump in here really quick and hit you with a Monday Musings. Monday Musings provides me with the space to talk about any of the things in … More What Dissertating Looks Like
One of my professors thinks I should try auto ethnography for my dissertation. While I’m trying to decide whether or not this is too narcissistic, I did decide to stat writing about the process of turning my class into a game from the beginning. Looking back at the video that got this project started, revisiting … More The Changelog