The beginning of the school year is growing closer by the minute. As it does, I wonder if the students in my classes this year will share my passion for learning new things and will be willing to explore new ways of responding to their reading. That’s the excitement of every new year–what new worlds [...]
It’s that time again . . . a new year! And just like a new pair of shoes, that I never know how they really fit until I wear them for a day or two, I’m getting new classes. I’m hoping that my new students will embrace using technology. Last year I had two classes of the same [...]
Using digital book talks enlivens novels for students. Words on a page are in my world; visuals and music on a screen is their world. Students love the challenge of presenting the text in a new way using visuals, music and technology.