Every year, I do this activity when teaching Narrative Plot. I’ve used it from 3rd grade to 12th grade. I learned a version of it first in 1993 at a UCLA Extension class on “Teaching Reading to Secondary Students” and
I just saw Doug Fisher's presentation on ELL students in the Language Arts classroom. I got me reflective on tech's role in collaboration in the classroom.
Supporting computer literacy should not be conditional. Joanne Jacobs challenges in her recent article, "Computers Don't Boost Poor Kids' Grades," that computers in many homes are only used to games and not for literacy. I say, it's a start.
Is D the hew F? I comment on The Core Knowledge Blog.
I comment on the Education Week's article, Busywork 101.
Is the Internet as we know it really coming to an end in 2012? Well, not if Google and the porn industry have anything to say about it.
Education needs to reach beyond those within education for ideas on how to solve its problems. Maybe the X Prize Foundation can figure it out.