weekly links 022: music, inquiry, & a flipped english classroom

It's been a long time since I've shared some links, but I would like to continue to share ones that inspire me or provide a quick idea or thought that can improve my teaching or thinking. Most often these are ones that I come back to after an initial viewing, because they were just too … Continue reading weekly links 022: music, inquiry, & a flipped english classroom

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teaching for creativity: demand calls for reversing the downward trend

I read a fascinating article this week that briefly discusses one of my favorite undercurrent topics in education: creativity. The article in Forbes, "How Kids Lose Their Creativity As They Age (And How to Prevent It)" points out that creativity scores, measured yearly since the 1950's by what is called the Torrance Test, have been … Continue reading teaching for creativity: demand calls for reversing the downward trend

weekly links 021–some links for writing & common core

Guest Blogger: Jacqueline Woodson | The TeachingBooks.net Blog tags: writing article The Collapse of Print Advertising in 1 Graph - Derek Thompson - Business - The Atlantic tags: journalism infographic The Bright Side of Being Hacked - NYTimes.com tags: articleThree Tibetans Die After Self-Immolations - NYTimes.comtags: articlejkrowlingpage-1qy65ni.jpg 1,053×753 pixelstags: Harry Potter writingShould You Send That Email? Here’s … Continue reading weekly links 021–some links for writing & common core

weekly links 019– been working hard . . . but had to pause for some great ideas . . .

Beyond the Book Report: Ways to Respond to Literature Using New York Times Models - NYTimes.com tags: books reading reader's workshop Memorable Field Trip Moments | Scholastic.com good for a laughtags: teachers funny Reader Idea | Developing Critical Thinking and Writing Skills for Test Prep - NYTimes.com excellent- should be used in every secondary classroom; … Continue reading weekly links 019– been working hard . . . but had to pause for some great ideas . . .