This is the link Jamie shared. Thanks, Munk!
These rules come from Sister Corita Kent. Rule I FIND A PLACE YOU TRUST AND THEN TRY TRUSTING IT FOR A WHILE. Rule 2 GENERAL DUTIES OF A STUDENT: PULL EVERYTHING OUT OF YOUR TEACHER. PULL EVERYTHING OUT OF YOUR FELLOW STUDENTS. Rule 3 GENERAL DUTIES OF A TEACHER: PULL EVERYTHING OUT OF YOUR STUDENTS. … Read more
High school students in Norway wrote a book (in English): Connected Learners: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Global Classroom and participated in a Twitter chat with educators from around the world about their experience on 5/21/13.
Here’s a great post on the NY Times Learning Network on Maker Culture, Connected Learning, and Innovation.
The end of the semester is upon us! How about getting feedback from your students in the form of course evaluations. An article in The Atlantic points to evidence that students have valuable feedback for us. Here are some I used a few years ago. This semester I think I’ll go digital…
Colorin Colorado: A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners.
http://maryannreilly.blogspot.com/2012/09/resources-for-teaching-argumentative.html Plus, 8 Strategies for Designing Lesson Plans to Teach Argumentative Writing. And, a resource for teaching about strong and weak arguments. In addition, some ideas for teaching annotation and close reading.