Pernille Ripp considers what we ask students to do all day long–and makes a plea for more movement, conversation, engaged learning.
I had been able to resist purchasing Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book on creativity–until I read this interview about it. (Her podcast about creativity, Magic Lessons, is also quite good.)
Kelly Jensen asks what would a YA canon look like and invites comments from readers–all of whom have very different ideas about what’s necessary and important in the field.
This Libba Bray interview was probably the best thing on the Internet last week.
“Urban doodling” is such a lovely phrase, and I’m quite enamoured of these urban doodles.
Looking for documentaries for or about teens? The Hub has an interesting list of recommendations.
I really needed Ruth Ayres’s wise words about parenting teenagers this week.
Sean McComb offers three strategies to build relationships in our classrooms.
I really like Steve Wheeler’s #twistedpair thinking and writing prompt for educators. Thinking of trying it out with my Methods class this week.
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