The Challenge of Aurality/Orality

I am an avid podcast listener. I listen to fiction podcasts such as Fictional, the Moth. I listen to a whole host of non-fiction podcasts […]

An amazing, online, writing tool (and it’s free)!

I recently stumbled upon StoryBird – a website in which digital picture books can be created. I tried it out in school, and the results […]

Diverse books for conversations around identity

The birth of a YA teacher’s book club “Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. You’ve just got to keep […]

A Range of Free, Downloadable, Writing Templates

I’ve made some writing frames, which are completely free to download (just right click and ‘save image as’, or find high quality PDFs by clicking […]

Get your Pobble on!

I’ve been a fan of Pobble for a long time now. I’m very much of the mindset that asking pupils to create meaningful writing that […]

It’s That Time of Year!

The Sunshine State Young Reader Award books for 2017-18 have arrived! Picture this: children standing outside the public library’s automatic sliding doors during the month of […]

The Close of a Chapter: Plugging into the Virtual Community

This post was written by Olivia, a student in the FLVS Creative Writing Club. As I near the end of my high school career, I can’t […]

Literacy Thrives in Speaking and Listening

Language arts has always been what I love to teach the most. I love teaching the love and reading and the skill of writing, but […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below to access two super cool and very useful tools can be […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below to access two super cool and very useful iOS apps that […]

Why Libraries Still Matter

As a young girl, I always enjoyed visiting my local library. My librarian, Mrs. Ferris, knew me by name and greeted me with a loving […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below to access two super cool and very useful iOS apps that […]

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