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