Category Archives: Literacy

Embrace Your Vulnerability; Write In Front of Your Students

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “How do we better instill an idea of risk-taking … Continue reading

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Learning Centers in a Blended Literacy Classroom

I am excited to share this post which was co-authored with my friend, Steven Anderson @web20classroom. It is sponsored by ThinkCERCA, an online platform designed to empower teachers to personalize literacy instruction across disciplines. There has been no greater impact on … Continue reading

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Contemporary Literacy Curriculum, #MakeLitREAL

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “Do you believe curriculum needs to be more relevant … Continue reading

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How to Create a Google My Maps Challenge

During a session at ISTE17, Steven Anderson and I created an interactive, group challenge to kick it off. We had educators assemble into teams, pick a team name, and gave them a link to a Google My Maps. The link … Continue reading

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10 Ways Parents Can Support Their Young Readers

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “When it comes to fostering a lifelong love of … Continue reading

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