I have only skimmed this EdWeek piece on the science of reading but the person saying reading instruction doesn’t need to be changed because it worked for them 30 years ago might not realize that balanced literacy was a change from that. My 1st grade class did phonics.
My kid doesn’t like art museums and only tolerated the Van Gogh museum because the scavenger hunt involved getting a prize at the end. I wish they’d had this going on when we were there!
I’ll be leading and participating in a roundtable at the Connected Learning Summit at the end of October. Here’s the description of my session:
Over the past several years, the Institute …
Originally posted on LinkedIn:
One of the tools in my toolbox for carrying me through times between big projects is freelance writing. As I expect to ramp this piece of my work up when my current …
I’ve been experimenting with posting on LinkedIn more frequently and while some of my posts there are posted at my domain first, others are specific to LinkedIn. But in the interest of owning my …
We’ve reached the moment when we learn if my claim that I wouldn’t go on the academic market because I didn’t want a tenure track job is genuine, or if it’s just a lie I told all of us because I didn’t think there’d be a TT job in my field I didn’t need to move for.
I’ve been watching Star Trek: Deep Space 9 for the first time since I watched it as a kid when it originally aired. I remembered liking Quark and that Dax seemed like a good cosplay option for me. But this time around, I find myself really locked in on and adoring Kira. 🖖🏻📺
Finished reading: We Could Be So Good by Cat Sebastian 📚
I loved it so much, finished it in under 48 hours. “Newsies for shippers” is an apt description. I love people being sweet on each other and making happiness when they feared it just wasn’t out there for them.
Today’s Literary Activism newsletter from Book Riot shares information about several student groups fighting book bans. 📚
So, this week on Lower Decks, we learned that Vulcans have an understanding of the importance of informed consent when conducting social research. 🖖🏻