The Reading Life
Lisa and Brian Wyzlic share the Top Ten Reasons to Marry a Nerdy Book Club Member.
I’ve been enjoying the Okapi Robot Tree blog and found that this post on the tedium of book reviews–reading and writing them–really resonated with me.
I’m so glad I now have permission to call graphic novels comics. Because it makes no sense to call
Sophisticated Dorkiness thinks about what it means to read diversely and why readers need to pay more attention to who we’re reading.
Writing, Digital Writing and Social Media
My students in Digital Literacy class don’t know it yet, but they’re going to be participating in Digital Writing Month come November.
School librarian Travis Jonker explains his social media strategies.
Teach Thought explains why blogging makes sense for student writers.
Ursula Vernon reminds us that it’s okay–even necessary–to make bad art.
The Teaching Life
Pernille Ripp reminds us of the most important work we do in our classrooms: seeing our students–and being happy to see them.
Justin Tarte shares 20 insights on student learning from a presentation by Rick Wormeli.
Any parent of a teenager could have told you this: there are real reasons why school needs to start later for teenagers.
Wonderful story and photos of a therapy cat and the little girl she helps.