< Other resources Narcissus at MythIndex: http://www.mythindex.com/greek-mythology/N/Narcissus.html Narcissism in the Longman Dictionary: http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/narcissism Narcissus on MythWeb: http://www.mythweb.com/encyc/entries/narcissus.html Transcript typewriter: what are you doing? the (book) supplier: Look at me? I love me. [takes pic with phone] Does that look good? typewriter: um, e? we’re doing a video. the (book) supplier: Yes. But I’m lovely. Oh, look. There I … Continue reading
the (book) supplier: Welcome to An Allusion in a Minute. Today’s allusion is from literature and is entitled Frankenstein or The Destruction of a Creator. I am the (book) supplier. the (book) supplier: So before we get started I have a few rules. typewriter: seriously? rules? you need to relax. the (book) supplier: No, these … Continue reading
This is my new project. I’ve wanted to create educational content for a wider audience than my students for a while, and this is the manifestation of that desire. I hope you enjoy it and/or find it to be useful. The plan is to update this series on Wednesdays as videos are complete. If you … Continue reading
This is via Don Zancanella from the University of New Mexico. I’ve been hanging onto this one for a while – my scanner wasn’t working. I think what he has to say about the Common Core standards is important for teachers to know.
Part of my school’s Professional Development Plan (PDP) for teachers deals with the instruction of vocabulary. We’ve been using the same rubric for years, and I’ve expressed my opinion about this rubric, suggesting that it’s limiting and in time, makes instruction boring. I’ve been asked to provide training to the teachers on ways to extend … Continue reading
There’s not much here, but this is what I flagged during my paper writing psuedo-hiatus.
Class Parrot @web20classroom posted today about Class Parrot, which could be an awesome resource. I’ve been using Google Voice to function as my intermediary since it’s release. I like that it provides me a with a local number (which means my students don’t have my actual cell phone number) and records all text messages in … Continue reading
Featured Video Writing Prompts | TeachHUB: — another site out of my Twitter feed. I don’t know about your students, but I know that mine are incredibly engaged in video, especially when it comes from YouTube. (This could be novelty, as YouTube is blocked in our school building.) On the site you’ll find a variety … Continue reading
AdLit.org: Adolescent Literacy – Pairing Texts with Movies to Promote Comprehension and Discussion I found this in my twitter feed under the hashtag #engchat, a place where great English/Language Arts and Reading teachers post ideas, questions, articles, etc. for the good of the group. Most of the time I can’t keep up, but when I’m … Continue reading
I’ve tried to do this before and now I’m going to try again. Hopefully this time it will stick. Here are links to resources that I found interesting this week. If I’m being honest, it should be “Saturday evening in links,” but that’s just not as catchy. Tomorrow: book reviews for the rest of the … Continue reading