Author Archives: DrEMiller

About DrEMiller

K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.

Blogging 101, Day 5: Love Your Theme

Soooo…I’m looking at my theme and thinking, This page just doesn’t convey the point of my blog. It’s certainly bright enough—a nice sunny yellow border.  And a lot of people like sunflowers, like the ones I have at the top … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day Four: Define Your Audience (and Embed Something of Interest)

The Audience The purpose of the Day Four assignment is to learn how to embellish your blog with outside resources that are attractive to your ideal audience.  My ideal audience is other people who are trying to learn to write, … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day 3: Meet the Neighbors

It is far beyond Day 3 of Blogging 101 and I this is my first catch-up post.  The Day Three assignment was to “say hello to the neighbors,” something I have been doing for some time.  Among other things, we … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day 2: Blog Title and Tagline, and My Own Problems with These

Today’s Blogging 101 assignment involves changing the title of a blog and its tagline.  I’ve thought a lot over the years about changing the title, but never did anything about it. Today, although I successfully managed to change the tagline … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging 101, but with Thoughts and Highlights of Assignments–Day 1This i

Warning: I’m not going to bother to edit this Introduce Myself post because it’s almost 4:30 in the morning, and I have a long day ahead of me.  At this point, even if I go through and proof read for … Continue reading

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Hmm…

It’s been over a week since I posted anything to this site.  I had finally made the decision to transform this into a “how I’m learning to write” site, and then I got overwhelmed with too many things to finish … Continue reading

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Oops!

Yesterday morning, I re-read Monday’s post, and found myself very embarrassed by the grammar errors it contained.  Since this site has developed into a “how I am learning to write” blog, I am particularly disappointed in myself. So here is one point … Continue reading

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Toy Story: Blogging 101 Day 11

Today’s post is based on the Blogging 101, Day 11 assignment, which directs me to got to the front page of WordPress’ Daily Post and work with today’s daily prompt or select another one.  For today, June 22, the prompt is called … Continue reading

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Re-Write of SOC-Part 2: The Final Version

SOC re-write Introductory comments It is not that I haven’t been able to re-write the Stream of Consciousness (SOC) into a viable post; it’s that I have not been able to do much of anything during the past week. So … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day 4: Audience and Focus Post–Stream of Consciousness, Take 2

“Today’s assignment for Blogging 101 is particularly appropriate for the regular followers of this blog on how I’m learning to improve my own writing. ” Continue reading

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