Christy Bailleul

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A Reading List for Differentiated Instruction

Jobs’s words in that speech inspired over 27 million views. Through practicing lifelong learning, we can connect the dots with learners and model how …

Fake News Lesson Plan Ideas with Jennifer Carey

<i>Episode 123 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterToday Jennifer Carey …

Do Your Students Read Critically?

Questioning Text<p>Critical reading means that not only does the reader read to obtain the content knowledge (what information or message the author is …

Teaching

Create and Share Lessons About the News

Last month I shared five good places for kids to learn about the news. This evening I learned about another good place for students to learn about …

Five ways to get kids to want to read and write

How can teachers get students to want to learn? Here is an article about the issue, from veteran educator Larry Ferlazzo, adapted from his new book, Self-Driven Learning: Teaching Strategies For Student Motivation. Some of the ideas in this excerpt were contributed by his colleagues at Burbank High …

Blogging for Reluctant Writers: Have students share their ideas using sound and video

For students who love to write, composing blog entries is a natural—and effective—way to share their stories and ideas with a wider audience. …

Infographic: 5 Easy Steps to Rockin' Word Walls {12 Days of Literacy} l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog

Tool 3: Infographic: 5 Easy Steps to Rockin’ Word Walls<p><b>Teaching vocabulary and extending word learning is one of the most important activities we do</b> …

A Clockwork Orange Author Anthony Burgess's Favorite Dystopias

Although he was an accomplished playwright, literary critic, and essayist, author Anthony Burgess—who was born 100 years ago today—is best known for …

Literature

How to create superb infographics

Visual storytelling is huge, and infographics have become a popular format for doing so.<p>The folks at Ervin & Smith have compiled a five-step …

11 Brand New Books You Should Read This July

We’re all for trying out this summer’s hottest trends (spiced rosé lattes and <i>Baywatch</i>-inspired swimsuits are definitely all over our Pinterest boards), but we’re also super excited to sit back and relax with some classic summertime reading too. If you’re anything like us, you’ve already read …

Books

24 Books That Will Help You Understand America

Buckle up for a literary road trip through the nation’s heartland.<p>HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>At a troubled moment in American history, the necessity of listening to each other’s stories has …

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

How to Practice Critical Thinking in 4 Steps

It can take time to practice critical thinking, and that it's never too late to start. It is also a skill that nobody practices 24/7. The Foundation …

5 Ways to Help Struggling Readers With the Whole Student in Mind

It’s easy to fall into the trap of only focusing on a student’s reading struggles, but we cannot leave the rest of the student behind. When we fail …