Category Archives: Literacy

Digital Citizenship Exploration

Our 7th grade students are exploring the concept of digital citizenship in their advisory classes (unfortunately only three- 30 minute classes). Below you will find the slide deck with lesson…

Literature Circle Discussion: Part II- Another Layer

In Part 1 of Literature Circle Discussions, I shared 6th Grade Humanities teacher, Emily Vallillo‘s well structured and organized Literature Circle lesson. Literature circles are a way to support students…

Grow Your Network: Become a Detective

Connected Educator Month is only a few days away. Seeking to build on this success, the Department of Education has called together a second Connected Educator Month, to be held…

Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy Series Coming Soon

I could not be more proud to be part of Heidi Hayes Jacobs‘ latest book series Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy. You can find my chapter of “The Globally Connected Educator”…

Embed Visuals into Teaching and Learning- Part 2

In another post, Embedding Visuals Into Teaching and Learning, I looked at ways to support our students’ ability to navigate a media rich world and “read and write” in that…