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Writing Live(s): Joining the Community of ERWC Bloggers with Jennifer Fletcher and Jonathon Medeiros - Shared screen with speaker view
Jennifer Fletcher
21:47
Welcome, everyone!
Mariam Ogle
21:51
Mariam here in Fresno- hi everyone!
Jennifer Fletcher
22:09
Please let us know who you are and where you’re from.
Chris Street
22:10
Howdy Mariam and all.
Chris Street
22:32
Chris Street, CSU Fullerton
Aishwarya M
23:11
Aishwarya from India!
Glen McClish
23:12
Glen McClish, San Diego State University
char lindemulder
23:15
Char Lindemulder, Chino Hills HS
Margo Batha
23:24
Margo Batha, Los Alamos HS
Susan St John
23:36
Susan from Oahu, Hawaii:)
Debra Robinson
24:15
Debra Robinson — San Jose, CA
Debra Robinson
24:29
Debra Robinson - San Jose, CA
Jonathon Medeiros
24:30
Aloha all. Jon here on Kauaʻi
Guadalupe Cowley
24:30
Guadalupe , Montebello HS
Jennifer Roberts
24:43
Jen Roberts, San Diego
Jim Jordan
24:44
San Francisco
Lucie Duffort
25:06
Lucie Duffort- San Francisco
Courtney Kleffman
25:13
Courtney Kleffman, San Diego
Mariam Ogle
25:26
Mariam in Fresno, CA - so glad to be with everyone and I love the topic. I need this right now
Cheryl Zappettini
25:42
Cheryl Concord CA
Mariam Ogle
26:14
Glad to see people joining from all over 🥰
Lynda Dubon-Chavez
28:01
ERWC Literacy Conference Pomona:https://calstate.eventsair.com/2022-erwc-literacy-conference/event2022 ERWC Literacy Conference – San Jose:https://calstate.eventsair.com/2022-erwc-literacy-conference-san-jose/event
Jennifer Roberts
29:29
I think those of us who like to write self selected to join this webinar.
Jennifer Roberts
29:54
Nobody likes to write at work
char lindemulder
30:48
There's never time to write with students. I'm answering the phone, dealing with call slips, addressing discipline/absence issues. Whew! I'm tired just writing this.
Jim Jordan
31:08
We’re big on “it depends" and "it varies.” Are we flexible or are we subject to schedules beyond our control?
Debra Robinson
31:09
Writing is situational.
char lindemulder
31:16
Making time to write seems to be an issue.
Glen McClish
31:49
I'd like to know more about what "to make a difference" means.
Aishwarya M
31:56
I struggle to find publication opportunities and reach a larger audience.
Mariam Ogle
32:31
We write a lot for a lot of reasons and that’s reflected in the time - it depends (time)- was a popular answer it makes me wonder if we feel written out by the end of the day
Glen McClish
32:48
I'd also like to know more about how we approach the writing process.
char lindemulder
32:56
When I grow up, I want to write for a living. 🙂
Frank Mata
33:59
I feel like my thoughts don’t actually exist unless I either write and/or share with others…both involving that second party to witness it (students, colleagues, friends, etc.)
Mariam Ogle
35:07
lol me too Char! More creative percentage wise, hopefully
Chris Street
36:08
That goes for all of us Char!
Glen McClish
38:21
I agree, Frank--writing l(composing) leads to knowledge, understanding, persuasion, and so forth.
Jennifer Fletcher
39:00
Same—I think best on paper.
Chris Street
39:15
Fear
Margo Batha
39:20
Feazr
Jennifer Roberts
39:28
Blather
Susan St John
39:29
demands
Jennifer Fletcher
39:29
stress
Jim Jordan
39:30
who's my audience?
char lindemulder
39:34
What was the question again?
Jennifer Fletcher
39:36
deadlines
Frank Mata
39:36
confrontation
Aishwarya M
39:36
reluctance to make time for undivided focus
Carlos Barrera
39:39
rhetorical purpose and audience
Mariam Ogle
39:48
Strap myself down and make it happen
Courtney Kleffman
39:50
I get writing anxiety. Worry that it won’t come out right. I also, find that I need to speak and write to process and explore my thinking.
Guadalupe Cowley
39:54
anxiety
Debra Robinson
39:59
I’d rather write than talk.
Aishwarya M
40:16
3
Jennifer Roberts
40:19
3
char lindemulder
40:21
6
Lucie Duffort
40:21
5
Susan St John
40:25
5
Cheryl Zappettini
40:26
3
Margo Batha
40:27
4
Chris Street
40:27
3
Jim Jordan
40:27
4
Glen McClish
40:28
2
Jennifer Fletcher
40:32
3
char lindemulder
40:32
typo, that was supposed to be a 5
Courtney Kleffman
40:36
3
Jennifer Roberts
40:53
I don't like writing on demand in any situation where I'm going to be expected to share right away
Cheryl Zappettini
40:56
2
Jennifer Roberts
40:57
1
Courtney Kleffman
40:57
2
Aishwarya M
40:58
3
Susan St John
40:59
1
Jim Jordan
41:01
4
Guadalupe Cowley
41:01
2
Debra Robinson
41:02
2
char lindemulder
41:02
It depends on who I'm sharing it with
Margo Batha
41:02
3
Glen McClish
41:06
2
Lucie Duffort
41:10
4- helps to know at the outset...
Jennifer Fletcher
41:11
Without revising? 4+
Mariam Ogle
41:18
I do like to type because it’s fast but it feels like work and not connected when I type - 5 comfort level depending on audience
Jennifer Fletcher
42:16
Camera’s off, so you can’t see my head nodding
Jim Jordan
44:19
YES!
char lindemulder
47:15
That's why the process more than the final product needs to be on display in the classroom
Mariam Ogle
48:01
Yes and talked about, time to figure out their process
Jennifer Fletcher
48:04
“The work changes us.” Yes!
Glen McClish
49:06
This is why it's so important to emphasize the writing process, both in our students' work and in our own.
Guadalupe Cowley
49:22
Wouldn't it be great if our students could see that.
Debra Robinson
49:52
Absolutely. It’s all about the grade.
Jim Jordan
50:36
Yes, @Debra. Grades are often our biggest obstacle.
char lindemulder
51:42
place of safety
Aishwarya M
51:43
safety
Debra Robinson
51:44
It’s a place of escape.
Guadalupe Cowley
51:45
A place of safety
Margo Batha
51:51
Safety.
Mariam Ogle
51:53
Safe space in nature preferably
Susan St John
51:54
Amnesty is given
Jennifer Fletcher
51:56
safety, protection, retreat
Glen McClish
52:03
A place of safety in times of trouble.
Aishwarya M
52:18
yes
Jim Jordan
52:18
safe place - sanctuary
Frank Mata
52:22
Change away from troubling/dangerous environment
Aishwarya M
52:23
yes
Guadalupe Cowley
52:42
Yes
Mariam Ogle
53:14
Yes! No judgement
Aishwarya M
53:40
my husband
Margo Batha
53:51
Reading and those I love.
Jonathon Medeiros
53:52
Mahaʻulepu
Jonathon Medeiros
53:55
writing
Aishwarya M
53:56
the lake close to my house
Jonathon Medeiros
53:57
loud
Guadalupe Cowley
53:58
My books and garden
Mariam Ogle
53:59
Backyard
Jonathon Medeiros
53:59
music
Glen McClish
53:59
music
Susan St John
54:02
Kalama beach
Lucie Duffort
54:04
Writing, making music, watching the sky and counting birds outside my window
Margo Batha
54:04
The mountains.
char lindemulder
54:09
some place with a great view
Chris Street
54:10
June lake4
Jennifer Fletcher
54:18
Fort Ord walks with Enid, old books, family
Jim Jordan
54:18
A baseball game. Any baseball game
Debra Robinson
54:32
My husband; lake; music; my bathroom
Jonathon Medeiros
55:36
Mahalo for all your comments and participation so far.
Susan St John
56:29
sand
Jonathon Medeiros
57:29
Link to Hana Keaka essay about theatre and drama - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l0DUPlhR8YBmW0WiAiGTbrCpV0J51znR/view?usp=sharing
Carlos Barrera
59:51
Today a graduating senior told me he wasn't the person I thought he was. He told that in Venezuela he had to do things that he wasn't proud of doing. He had to fight back to survive. He saw his father figure shot to death by bandits. He had to do things he wasn't proud of doing. He assaulted others. He miraculously found refuge in the United States. Next week he is the first in his family to graduate high school. I told him that none of this was his fault. No young kid should have been put into his situation. I like Bryan Stevenson states, when discussing Just mercy and his reason for working on death row-- am I broken person. I too have been hurt by life. But I find refuge in healing others. In the classroom. Another student today from Syria told me her story. And the student who got here from Guatemala. Sharing stories and listening to their stories. We listen to Bad Bunny and Kendrick Lamar in the classroom today. The music of resilience makes us feel safe.
Frank Mata
01:00:45
Refuge comes in the unexpected corners sometimes within the areas I seek refuge from. Lately, that place is still in the classroom while in the midst of all that tugs on us… that first period after lunch. It’s warm in the room and I’m trying to stave off fatigue as I try to muster the energy to keep the same pace achieved from the morning periods. And out of nowhere, a few students just register it with you; they witness with you and dialogue ensues. It is such the refuge.
char lindemulder
01:00:54
I see calm, smell stillness, feel the warmth of my blood pulsing through my body. The lack of intricate detail and water-color brush strokes slow my brain and quiet the outside voices in my life. I feel the ride coming to a slow stop as I experience the present, a feeling I haven’t felt since my braids brushed my bare summer shoulders and my feet swung through beneath the kitchen chair.
Debra Robinson
01:00:58
I smile. Peaceful.
Jennifer Fletcher
01:01:08
gratitude
Jonathon Medeiros
01:01:09
calm
Mariam Ogle
01:01:21
Alone but not alone
Guadalupe Cowley
01:03:46
Jonathon, what is the name of the person you are quoting again?
Debra Robinson
01:04:10
Thank you Jonathan.
Mariam Ogle
01:04:11
Thank you all, Beautiful sharing I want to have so many conversations ❤️‍🔥
Jonathon Medeiros
01:04:11
Jonathon Medeiros
Guadalupe Cowley
01:04:16
Thank you
Chris Street
01:04:18
Thanks Jonathan!
char lindemulder
01:04:26
Thank you
Susan St John
01:04:30
Mahalo, Jonathan
Cheryl Zappettini
01:04:45
Thank you Jonathon
Jonathon Medeiros
01:04:51
Puakailima Davis and John Darnielle (from The Mountain Goats)
Frank Mata
01:04:59
Thanks, Jonathan. That was really nice. 🙂
Mariam Ogle
01:06:31
https://erwc.blog/
Glen McClish
01:06:38
Thanks, Jonathon, for helping us to approach writing as an activity beyond the mundane and everyday.
Lynda Dubon-Chavez
01:06:39
ERWC Online Community: https://writing.csusuccess.org/
Chris Street
01:06:50
erwc.blog
Jonathon Medeiros
01:07:01
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l0DUPlhR8YBmW0WiAiGTbrCpV0J51znR/view?usp=sharing
Jonathon Medeiros
01:07:49
Above is the link to Dr. Puakailima Davisʻs essay on drama. And the other person I paraphrased is John Darnielle, of The Mountain Goats
Guadalupe Cowley
01:08:00
Thank you for the link Johnathon
Chris Lewis
01:08:00
And if you don’t follow ERWC on social media, visit https://linktr.ee/CSUERWC for all of our handles, including the ERWC Blog URL.
Debra Robinson
01:08:12
ERWC Literacy Conference Registration Links
Debra Robinson
01:08:39
ERWC Literacy Conference Registration Links: 2022 ERWC Literacy Conference and Certification (Pomona) Registration Link:https://calstate.eventsair.com/2022-erwc-literacy-conference-cert-pomona/event2022 ERWC Literacy Conference and Certification (San Jose) Registration Link:https://calstate.eventsair.com/2022-erwc-literacy-conf-and-cert---san-jose/event
Jonathon Medeiros
01:18:44
Patience
Chris Street
01:18:48
Student agency
Courtney Kleffman
01:18:48
Student voice.
Carlos Barrera
01:19:02
Real life purpose
Cheryl Zappettini
01:19:14
patience
Margo Batha
01:19:26
Being open and never judging a student. Everyone has a story.
Cheryl Zappettini
01:19:32
listening to my students
Jonathon Medeiros
01:20:04
Jonathonmedeiros.com
char lindemulder
01:20:05
@ Margo, agreed. That was my takeaway, too
Guadalupe Cowley
01:20:20
Empowering students to voice their concerns.
Jennifer Roberts
01:20:23
http://www.litandtech.com/
Margo Batha
01:20:33
@char—being open taught me so much.
char lindemulder
01:21:42
Thank you!
Jonathon Medeiros
01:21:50
My students now consider themselves writers, but it took all year of regular, reflective writing.
Margo Batha
01:22:01
Thank you so much for your wisdom.
Jim Jordan
01:22:03
Thank you, Jennifer and Jonathan!
Jonathon Medeiros
01:22:07
Mahalo all
Cheryl Zappettini
01:22:11
Thank you!
Courtney Kleffman
01:22:11
Thank you so much for that experience! This gave me such clear direction for the writing piece that I’ve been working on for the SDAWP Leadership Institute.
Guadalupe Cowley
01:22:12
Thank you
Mariam Ogle
01:22:34
Thank you! The time to write was a gift