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Harold Bloom's Critical Thinking

The literary scholar Harold Bloom wishes that he were a bit more like Sir John Falstaff, the convivial, indecorous knight who appears in three of Shakespeare’s plays. Mr. Bloom considers Falstaff—with his good humor, playful wit and lack of inhibition—one of the playwright’s most textured …

Meet The Kansas High School Journalists Who Got Their Principal To Resign

We talked to the Booster Redux staffers whose investigative journalism created real change in their community.<p>At first, it seemed like a run-of-the-mill assignment. A piece you'd expect to see in any school newspaper. A new principal had been hired at Pittsburg High School in Kansas, and junior …

A puppeteer's personal story about bringing Sesame Street's first autistic Muppet to life

It was a Thursday evening, and puppeteer Stacey Gordon was hard at work in her Phoenix, Arizona studio when she received the call of a lifetime.<p>Matt …

Did a Botanist Just Discover the Only Portrait of a Young William Shakespeare?

When you think of William Shakespeare, you probably picture the slightly heavyset, older, balding man you’ve seen on the back cover of his plays. …

Opinion: Football is poetry

What was that about Barcelona's golden generation being past it? As if to confound the naysayers, Barca crushed PSG 6-1 in what was a reminder of the …

Soccer

11 Famous Authors And Their Alcoholic Drink Of Choice

What could be better than booze and books. True, overindulging in books won't give you a nasty headache, but both booze and books have the power to …

Thesaurus Day: How Peter Mark Roget made lists to tackle his depression

<b>18 January is Thesaurus Day, which celebrates the birthday of Peter Mark Roget, author of the first modern thesaurus.</b><p>Roget was born on 18 January …

We Challenge You To Sleep After Reading These 13 Creepy As Hell Short Stories

Boo!<p>That's the oldest trick in the book to scare somebody off, and while it still might work for some, we aren't talking about the usual scares here. …

Horror

6 striking works of micro-literature

<i>The award-winning poet and memoirist Sarah Manguso shares her favorite collections of very, very short prose:</i><p><i>The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho,</i> …

Oxford Dictionary’s New Words, Herrera Speaks Out, and More

StaffDaily NewsTwenty-four senators sign letter to White House to defend the NEA and NEH; the risks of depicting family members in fiction; the <i>New</i> …

51 Writing Contests in March &mdash

March is a great month for writing contests. There are over four dozen free contests this month, covering the full range of topics, styles and …

Are your Stories Plot or Character Driven?

Plot and Character: Russel Crow as Maximus in GladiatorStudents of writing often ask how character relates to <b>plot</b>. Which is more important, or at …

'How To Read A Dress' Connects Centuries Of Women Through Fashion

Clothing is communication; it's a language we unconsciously absorb. And as with any language, the finer points bring the vocabulary together. When Janelle Monae walked the red carpet at the Oscars, we recognized the 18th-century influence in her dress. But that's not just for geometric effect. Wide …

Tools to Let Students Share their Thinking

Sometimes it’s hard to get some kids to speak up and share what they think and understand about a topic. Playing snowballs is one of the tools that I …

Why Writers Lie (and Plagiarize and Fabricate and Stretch the Truth and...)

While “fake news” may be a current term of art, the literary hoax is a tale as old as the printed word. Whether it’s the fabrication of a Bob Dylan quote or the concoction of a madcap Howard Hughes tale, what happens after a writer’s lies are exposed? Paul Elie charts the course, from motive to mea …

ChartsNinja Makes Fast, Embeddable Charts

Sometimes, you just need a chart. You need it fast, you need it to look good, and you need to embed it in a web page. ChartsNinja to the rescue.<p>The …

Data Visualization

What’s the point of digital resources? A Digifest discussion

6 March 2017How do students use digital resources? How does this change the way we teach? Digifest speakers reveal how creative teaching, and …

12 structures to keep kids focused when using the internet in class

One of the most common problems teachers face when integrating technology is keeping kids focused and accountable. It can be really challenging to …

Using Google Keep for Grading Comments in Docs

One of the great features of Google Docs is the ability to <b>leave comments in the margin</b>. This is a useful way to provide helpful feedback to students …

Google

Somali Students Help Teachers Learn What It's Like To Be A Refugee

Research shows that schools treat black and white children differently. But in one town in Maine, Somali students are leading workshops on their culture for teachers and administrators.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Over the last 15 years or so, thousands of refugees have flowed from Somalia into the …

WordPress for Google Docs Lets Multiple Users Collaborate on Content in Real-Time

A new add-on for Google Docs allows multiple content creators to write, edit, and collaborate in real-time — then easily save as a blog post in …

10 Pro Tips for Creating The Perfect Whiteboard Animation Video

Are you familiar with whiteboard animation videos?<p>If not, this is a process in which <b>a story is told using drawings on a whiteboard</b>. The artist draws …

The revision power hour

Too much to do and too little time. That’s what I hear from both teachers and students. Students of the… What both students and teachers need is an …

Flipping Lesson Design: Moving The Learning Objective To The End

<b>Flipping Lesson Design: Moving The Learning Objective To The End</b><p>There would be few teachers around the world who haven’t been advised to publish …

Teaching

How to use the new California School Dashboard to compare school test scores

Once upon a time, evaluating a California public school was as simple as looking at a single number.<p>The Academic Performance Index was a score …

Education

curriculum pathways | Search Results

August 27, 2017<br>by Larry Ferlazzo <br>0 comments<p>SAS Curriculum Pathways, my favorite online site (see I Really Like How SAS Curriculum Pathways Site …

Movie-Making on Chromebooks: Simple Steps for Getting Started

Today I had the chance to lead a webinar for teachers for the fantastic team at SimpleK12. I’ve shared lots of favorites during SimpleK12 webinars in …

Think Backwards When Proofreading Your Writing for Spelling Errors

Our brains are actually pretty great at filling in gaps, but that’s a bad thing when you’re scanning for spelling errors. If you want to focus more …

Creative Writing

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Imperfect Romance with The New Yorker

There’s a doomed, romantic quality to the relationship between F. Scott Fitzgerald and <i>The New Yorker</i>; they were perfect for each other but never quite got together. By the time <i>The New Yorker</i>’s first issue hit newsstands, in February, 1925, Fitzgerald—who had published “This Side of Paradise” in …

Literature

‘Alternative’ Education

Tucked among posh gated communities, and meticulously landscaped shopping centers, Olympia High School in Orlando offers more than two dozen Advanced …