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A Failure of the Imagination

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

A Failure of the Imagination

This article discusses the imaginative activities and assignments that teachers often assign that violate the text around which the lesson is focused and that mislead students about its meaning.

 

Finding the Artist Within: Creating and Reading Visual Texts in the English Language Arts Classroom

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library

Finding the Artist Within: Creating and Reading Visual Texts in the English Language Arts Classroom

Discover ways to integrate visual arts and technology in your English language arts classroom.

 

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

This document is a code of best practices that helps educators using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

 

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

The authors of this article offer some suggestions for how to improve literature circle discussions.

 

Be Fabulous: The Reading Teacher's Guide to Reclaiming Your Happiness in the Classroom

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Be Fabulous: The Reading Teacher's Guide to Reclaiming Your Happiness in the Classroom

Scoggin merges her straight-talking blogger persona, Mrs. Mimi, with her years of research to help you rediscover who you are and redefine the type of literacy teacher you want to become. At the heart of this book is teacher happiness and empowerment—reconnect with your inner fabulous to give the best possible literacy instruction to your students.