Jolynn Asato

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History’s Most Misleading Maps

Last spring, a 23-year-old woman was driving her car through the Ontario town of Tobermory. It was unfamiliar territory for her, so she was dutifully …

A Collection Of Resources On “Tricky” Teacher Topics

My post yesterday on eating in class (see What Are Your Rules About Students Eating In Class?) received a lot of feedback, and it prompted me to …

How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

Untangling education research can often feel overwhelming, which may be why many research-based practices take a long time to show up in real …

Pedagogy

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly . Since you’ve met your monthly …

The Best Resources On “Close Reading” — Help Me Find More

<i>Ideas for “Close Reading” with ELL Students is an excerpt from our new book, Navigating The Common Core With English Language Learners. It appears in</i> …

World News for Students of English

04-07-2018 15:00<p>A motorbike is for one person or two people. However, it is possible to have 8 people on one motorbike....<p>The Pacific Crest Trail is …

Useful Resources On “Fake News,” Including An NPR Story Highlighting My Lesson

I have a very extensive collection of resources on teaching fake news at The Best Tools & Lessons For Teaching Information Literacy – Help Me Find …

Teaching

Comments vs Compliments – a mini lesson

Last week I had the pleasure of running a lab site in an Enumclaw 5th Grade class as part of my work with the district over the past couple of years. …

15 Flavorful Soups from Around the World

During bouts of cold weather, nothing warms you down to your toes quite like a good soup. From spicy soup recipes to more mild creations, soup is nourishing, warming and often packed with nutritious ingredients. Tomato soup recipes are a classic choice here in the US, but maybe you’re in the mood …

Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

January 06, 2017<br>According to BIE, project based learning is “an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student …

Education Technology

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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14 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Themselves About That Lesson Plan

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14 Graphic Novels and Comics Every Twentysomething Woman Should Read

Do you like intrigue and dazzling illustrations? Here you go.<p>Comics and graphic novels are incredibly popular, but if you've never cracked one open yourself, it can be hard to know where to start. These days, we're spoiled for choice; there are so many awesome ones by and about women, online and in …

The Unbelievably Racist World of Classic Children’s Literature

After a new children’s book was accused of glossing over the realities of slavery, the Internet exploded with stories about beloved books that …

24 Gadgets That Will Make Your Morning Coffee Taste Better

Even the most avid of coffee geeks get stuck in a rut. My old glass-walled French press and a grinder I picked up at the hardware store make coffee that is good <i>enough</i>, sure, but at this point I use them out of habit. A few years ago, I tried a real cold brewer from our Shop for the first time and …

The disturbing provisions about teacher preparation in No Child Left Behind rewrite

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>There has been loud applause in the education world for the new Every Student Succeeds Act, the successor to No Child Left Behind that has passed the House and is expected to become federal law soon. It has been hailed as a fix-it to the broken NCLB law, and it does …

Teacher Education

Sci-fi's Gamergate: How the Hugos were torn apart over diversity

The year is 2108, and things aren't going so well for Team Humanity. Earth is so overcrowded that people live in hive-like concrete cubicles called …

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: #3 Tabletop Games

Reading Time: 11 minutes<p>Most, if not all, of us here at GeekDad love to play games of all sorts. Digital or physical matters little to most of us so …

Including Tier 2 Vocabulary Instruction in Curricular Materials

Vocabulary has long been correlated with reading comprehension. It makes sense: if students don’t understand the words, how can they be expected to …

Teaching

The Parallel Reading Experiment

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>At my children’s school the pupils are strongly encouraged to read every night once they are back at home. To promote this and …

Books

Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

While empowering, the challenge of this model is that everyone’s creations are spread across the open Web. The way that most courses deal with the …

Bibblio- A Powerful Search Engine for Teachers and Students

October , 2015<br>Bibblio is a wonderful search platform that allows you to search for and access a wealth of educational content neatly organized in …

Pedagogy? I hate the word

If you can’t convince them; confuse them. – Harry S. TrumanPedagogy is defined as either the function or work of a teacher or as the art or science …

Pedagogy

Taran Matharu: how being called poo-skin turned me to writing about fantasy races

The author of Wattpad phenomenon Summoner: The Novice suffered sickening racism when he was growing up. He found solace in the fantasy worlds of Darren Shan, Tolkein and Skyrim – which ultimately led to his own explorations of racial tensions through fantasy lit<p>I first encountered bullies at the …

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Cooking