Thursday, May 31, 2012
Cell phones are a terrific tool to support student engagement and achievement in reading and writing. To follow are some ideas explaining how teachers are doing just that by using cell phones in the way they are most commonly used among youth -- for texting and group texting. We will also look at a newly emerging trend...using cell phones to write novels.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012
Jon Callow is an Australian educator who has written extensively about visual literacy and reading. One of my favorite books is IMAGE MATTERS: Visual Texts In The Classroom. Here is an essay, Talking About Visual Texts With Students, from IRA's Reading Online which he authored in 2003 Here is a newer video, NOW literacies--everyday classrooms reading, viewing and creating multimodal texts, which I found both interesting and relevant.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Thursday, May 3, 2012
"Inside the Script" is the title of the newly created Warner Brothers Studios series of famous screenplays. The e-books will include items such as the shooting script, production notes, storyboards and on-set photographs. Other details here.