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  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/15/17

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/15/17

    Reading While White has a terrific interview with professor and blogger Laura Jimenez about her critical work on graphic novels, YA literature, and issues of diversity and representation. Design of the Picture Book analyzes Radiant Child, my favorite nonfiction picture book of 2016. What happens when an English teacher reads and love a new YA…

  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/8/17

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/8/17

    I stopped grading years ago, and my students work harder and more meaningfully than ever. The Paper Graders has a terrific post to help you #StopGrading. Jonathan Hunt considers the Newbery merits of Jason Reynolds’s two 2016 titles, Ghost and As Brave As You. Comments are also very interesting. Laura Jiminez challenges us to read…

  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 1/1/17

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 1/1/17

    Betsy Bird’s 31 book lists to round out 2016 have caused my own TBR list to explode. Be sure to check out her list of Best Picture Books of 2016. Just in case you don’t have quite enough reading to do, Carrie Gelson’s list of 16 Favorites from 2016 is full of wonderful titles. And…

  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 4/17/16

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 4/17/16

    Kylene Beers tackles the question of the whole-class novel, shares the research, and offers suggestions for making shared reading both humane and productive. Maricela Montoy-Wilson has great ideas for incorporating┬áinquiry-based learning and student choice┬áin a packed curriculum. Hey Sigmund is a site I’m really enjoying lately, and this article on how to explain the adolescent…

  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/3/16

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 1/3/16

    Brown Books & Green Tea, a new blog I just discovered thanks to Akilah, has a thought-provoking post making The Case for Reading Diverse Books. Shane Farnam shares his technique for busting through doorstopper books in Just Twenty-Five Pages a Day. If you want to read more in 2016, this is a great post to…

  • Sunday Salon: A Round-up of Online Reading 8/3/14

    Sunday Salon: A Round-up of Online Reading 8/3/14

    This week’s must-read: Ellie Herman’s final piece on what she learned about great teaching from her time in Los Angeles classrooms: Love Is the Answer. I loved this post so much. Over at Literate Lives, Bill shares the good news that his daughter has become a teacher and will be starting her first job this…

  • Friday Finds: Stuff I’ve Been Reading Online

    This is a new feature: a selection of my week’s readings, much of it originally found via my favorite tool for professional learning, Twitter. At Hybrid Pedagogy, Kris Shaffer posted “Open-Source Scholarship,” a provocative argument equating scholarship with the open-source software movement and arguing that scholars and teachers are hackers: This hacking is a core…