Diamond Sharp is an online writing project. The blog Diamond Sharp: reading, reflections, poeisis is where I write reviews and other thoughts, mainly about my reading. I have been writing that, on and off, since Septermber 2010. This blog, http://www.fleurdiamond.com has a focus on my professional reading and learning as an English teacher and researcher.
Diamond Sharp: Professional Learning began life as my blog for my studies to become a Teacher Librarian. This was where I pondered such things as ‘information literacy’, and the place of the library in an online, networked world. Despite finding many aspects of the TL course engaging, I did not complete that course. Since then, my life has taken new turns.
I still have an interest in literacy in its many forms and how new communications technologies are having an impact on teaching, reading, writing and learning. With this in mind, this blog is now the place where I engage in writing as a form of reflective practice.
Diamond Sharp — Professional Learning is now a research journal.
2 thoughts on “Home”
Hey it’s lovely to meet you Ms Sharp! I think I might enjoy your entries 🙂
I am writing to you here in the vain hope that, even though this blog seems to not have been updated in a while, you might see this message from an old student seemingly lost in time, and the vast distance from Melbourne to Copenhagen. You taught my year 10 literature elective at MLC back in 2007, and set me on the course to studying literature at Copenhagen University (I’m well into my 3rd semester, and still as enamoured as when I started!) I’ve been hoping to get back in touch for a while now, if nothing else to express my gratitude, but hopefully also to share insight in the fields we both know and love (literature and librarianship). I hope this message finds you well, and that you might remember the Danish/Aussie exchange student, who disliked Edith Wharton with a naive passion (and, I’m sorry to say, is yet to give it another chance), but loved Ibsen, Frost and Hitchcock, and whose future was changed when her eyes were opened to the possibility of making a career of a lifelong passion.