Danielle Rivellese

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Inquiry-Based Teaching: Discussing Literature

Common Core State Standards<p>ELA<p>English Language Arts<p>RL<p>Reading Standards for Literature 6-12<p>9-10<p>9th & 10th Grades<p>1<p><b>Cite strong and thorough textual</b> …

Teaching

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

With writing, study finds, quality of assignment and instruction -- not quantity -- matters

Much research suggests that more writing is associated with more learning, and that’s given more credence to the Writing Across the Curriculum …

Pedagogy

This Is What A Handwritten Novel By Neil Gaiman Looks Like

See the original drafts of American Gods, Stardust, and The Graveyard Book, via The Art of Neil Gaiman.<p>Neil Gaiman started writing his novels longhand in the '90s.<p>He told BuzzFeed: "I started with <i>Stardust</i>: It was (in my head) being written in the 1920s, so I bought a fountain pen and a big notebook …

Books

50 Words and Phrases That Writers Get Wrong

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

What Happened When One High School Started An Open Conversation About Race

Creating a supportive environment for students to share their experiences “makes perfect sense for our time and place in history."<p>There has been no shortage of topics to discuss since Missouri's Maplewood Richmond Heights High School principal Kevin Grawer started a Student Group on Race Relations …

High School

Secret Teacher: I dare not tell anyone about my personality disorder

You know me, you’ve seen me at parents’ evenings. I’m the teacher at the next desk – the popular one, the one you all want to teach your children because the progress made in my class is phenomenal. I’m a damn good teacher and everyone knows it.<p>What you don’t know is that I have a mental health …

Mental Health