Share Your Thoughts–Blog

The S-P Conversations section of the Scholar-Practitioner NEXUS provides a space for discursive learning—i.e., the thoughtful exchange of ideas and viewpoints. The Blog contains postings about issues of concern to educators. We invite you to share your thoughts about these issues and how they affect you. If you would like to initiate a conversation thread about an issue, concern, or question of concern to you, please post it in a comment. We can then start a new thread focusing on your topic.

Welcome to the Scholar-Practitioner Nexus. This website is an outgrowth of our book, On Being a Scholar-Practitioner: Wisdom in Action.  In the book, we stress the importance of Communities of[...]

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The S-P Nexus Store is now open with items that feature mazes created by Joe Wos, nationally acclaimed cartoonist and maze maker. We commissioned Joe to create mazes that would[...]

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We are grateful to everyone who shared their experiences and thoughts about coping with the COVID induced challenges as the school year wound down. Now, with the beginning of a[...]

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As educators, we are living in unprecedented times. The closing of schools throughout the United States has forced us, ready or not, to alternative ways of teaching and learning. We[...]

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I am currently reading Diane Ravitch's book Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America's Public Schools. I was wondering if anyone else is reading[...]

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When you hear the term "Scholar-Practitioner" what thoughts come to mind? Do you see yourself as a Scholar-Practitioner? Is this a professional identity you value? What adjectives do you associate[...]

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  I received an email from a young woman who I taught in a teacher preparation program and who is now in her first year of teaching. She said she[...]

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