Creating Curriculum

I love curating content and creating curriculum. Here are some units I’ve put together while in #quarantine: My next projects include Greek Mythology with my Box of Destiny materials, and perhaps other units of study, such as Thesis Writing 101 and Thematic Discussions, and curated content about one or two big questions. Stay tuned! PS… Read More Creating Curriculum

Summer Series of Saves: The Cockroach (II)

New Yorker cartoons often remind me of the importance of prior knowledge. pic.twitter.com/2zpWXR1ZAk — Kelly Gallagher (@KellyGToGo) July 3, 2018 When Kelly Gallagher tweeted about prior knowledge, he hit on something critical in this idea: that prior knowledge is also culturally dependent. And this is key: culturally dependent also includes time, place, setting, generational, and… Read More Summer Series of Saves: The Cockroach (II)

poetry month

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/video/142394/we-real-cool https://eveewing.com/ https://www.poetryfoundation.org/video/77400/snake https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_ZOkJg7G0qh3rz1lYp_dCjvlmp0KMTJI/view https://blog.ted.com/10-spoken-word-performances-folded-like-lyrical-origami/ https://www.theodysseyonline.com/top-50-spoken-word-poems?sec=pop24&utm_expid=.53hHQ_sIS_GVYl9TPM4psw.1&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F 30 ways to celebrate national poetry month Request a free copy of the National Poetry Month poster until mid-April; posters can be purchased for $5.00 each in our Poets shop thereafter (while supplies list). Sign up for Poem-a-Day and read a poem each morning. Sign up for Teach This Poem, a weekly series for teachers. Memorize… Read More poetry month

Flip-it, flip-it good

Three ideas: Flipgrid How did I not immediately try Flipgrid when I first heard about it? Perhaps the sheer onslaught of ed-tech overwhelmed me. No matter. I’m trying it now. Because: Soft-skills are hard to do Caitlin Tucker’s Soft Skills Rubrics: http://catlintucker.com/2017/09/teaching-assessing-soft-skills/ https://docs.google.com/document/d/11rpOGx-NEGJBTRMpDcVEsI3hgSLN7cHkXWVNTU7XGis/edit?usp=sharing https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ucjgylXWz8nOM5Vq8FpTByur8smsbov3mR8pX-7n1SE/edit?usp=sharing and more. Click and copy. Playlists and Poetry: Eve L. Ewing’s book… Read More Flip-it, flip-it good