Tag: links

  • 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 9/27/15

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 9/27/15

    Jennifer Serravallo has a terrific article about how to turn reading workshop obstacles into opportunities. Jabiz Raidana shares a method of assessing writer’s notebooks and writing workshop that’s working in his classroom. Amy at Three Teachers Talk reminds us of the most important work we do each day: notice the learners in our classrooms. Pernille…

  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 5/31/15

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 5/31/15

    This week’s must-read: a really beautiful and important¬†ode to black boys dancing by Stacia Brown. At Unleashing Readers, one of my favorite YA authors, Pete Hautman,¬†tackles the question he’s asked most frequently by readers: How long does it take to write a book? The Englishist reminded me of all the reasons why Meg Cabot is…

  • Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 5/16/15

    Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 5/16/15

    Motherly has a thoughtful post on why mothers need mindfulness with three steps for getting started. Lots of good links to research as well. Therapist Robyn Gobbel has written a terrific guide for teachers who work with traumatized children–which is most of us. She explains some of the brain science behind traumatized kids’ behaviors and…

  • Sunday Salon: A Round-up of Online Reading 10/26/14

    Sunday Salon: A Round-up of Online Reading 10/26/14

    The Reading Life Kelly Barnhill has a beautiful post about the books that have been the “architects of her imagination.” Dylan Teut describes what happens when kids really REALLY love a book: they hide it! Kevin English’s students share an important point about diversity in books: they can’t all be about oppression, racism, and tragedy.…

  • Friday Finds: Stuff I’ve Been Reading Online

    Pernille Ripp wrote a beautiful reflection on “What My Students Taught Me This Year.” I’ll be sharing Lynda Barry’s words about what happens to creativity and art in adolescence with my pre-service teachers. Patrick McLean celebrates composing by hand in an elegantly-written piece “In Defense of Longhand”. Lydia Davis just won the Man Booker Prize.…

  • 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…