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What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon | Edutopia
The number one concern that I hear from educators is lack of time, particularly lack of instructional time with students. It's not surprising that we feel a press for time. Our expectations for students have increased dramatically, but our actual class time with students has not. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  classroom  english  gwg  literacy  reading  teaching  Delicious 
june 2016 by arvind
How Reading Logs Can Ruin Kids' Pleasure for Books - The Atlantic
Rather than creating a new generation of pleasure-readers, forcing kids to keep track of their reading time can turn it into a chore. Children who read regularly for pleasure, who are avid and self-directed readers, are the holy grail for parents and educators. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  education  educationg  english  gwg  homework  homework.  literature  reading  Delicious 
june 2016 by arvind
The Unspeakable, in Its Jammies - The Atlantic
Hey, remember the guy in the university town who thought it was a good idea to go through Huckleberry Finn and replace the word "nigger" with something less offensive? Not the dude at Auburn. The other one. The one writing this sentence. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  article  gwg  race  racism  reading  teaching  Delicious 
november 2014 by arvind
The Percy Jackson Problem - The New Yorker
About a year ago, the novelist Neil Gaiman delivered a lecture at the Barbican, in London, on behalf of the Reading Agency, a not-for-profit organization that promotes literacy and reading for pleasure among children and adults. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  education  gwg  reading  students  Delicious 
october 2014 by arvind
Should we ban fiction from the curriculum? Wiggins things so...
via Grant Wiggins (of Understanding by Design fame) wrote a blog post titled, Ban fiction from the curriculum for ACSD. I took away two main arguments:
he thinks that the ...
21apples  curriculum  education  english  fiction  grantwiggins  history  nonfiction  reading  writing  Delicious 
december 2010 by arvind
The "Alice Project"
great student-blogging example for 10th grade English students
blog  students  21apples  education  blogging  reading  student  blogs  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Computer Lab Favorites
activities to do in the "computer lab" with k-5 students
21apples  education  math  science  technology  computer  reading  games  Scholastic  Delicious 
february 2009 by arvind
What Girls Want - The Atlantic (December 2008)
article talking about why Twilight is so popular among girls
sexuality  books  book  articles  girls  women  youth  education  21apples  reading  Delicious 
december 2008 by arvind
The top 100 books of all time | News | Guardian Unlimited Books
from 2002, but the top 100 books of all time rates by authors from many different countries
authors  books  education  reading  Delicious 
february 2008 by arvind

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