Times for Tolerance

Political positions are not supposed to be embedded in classrooms. Or so some may say.  Teaching, like so many other activities, is never neutral nor […]

Reading -For Kindergarten to K12

Photo by Ivandrei Pretorius from Pexels I can't remember ever meeting a child who didn't like stories. Stories, whether short or long, simple or complex are practically part […]

Let the Kids Discover

Ever walked through an alley wondering where it will lead you to? October is a wonderful time to discover new alleys of resources for both […]

Navigating Post-Truth Societies: Strategies, Resources, and Technologies

The blog was originally posted on the AACE Review. The Problem While fake news and information bubbles are not new, awareness of their impact on […]

#vted Reads: Dreadful Young Ladies, with Sarah Birgé

Listeners: how do you talk to your students about the special love that exists between a woman and a Sasquatch? The post #vted Reads: Dreadful […]

Effective Reading Instruction

What are the instructional strategies that promote reading success especially for marginalized students?

Writing and Reading with AI Assistance

How do you know whether the text you have selected for teaching or for assessment purposes really is at the level which students should be […]

And Now? Now Comment!

Writing is not always students' favourite activity in classes and I often find that sometimes it is just more beneficial to set writing for an […]

More on developing meaning-building skills in reading

This post follows on from Rachael Roberts’ great article on developing meaning-building skills in reading.  As Rachael says, comprehension questions have their place but they […]

The Weekly Edtech Smackdown: Vol. XII

Welcome to the weekly (not so weekly) edition of The Edtech Smackdown—a collection of digital resources containing a few of my most favorite activities, tools […]

Finding Free Audiobooks for Educators

Earlier this spring, a report commissioned by the Audio Publishers Association found that, for the first time, half of all American have listened to audiobooks. […]

ALA 2019: Short Edition Short Story Dispenser

One of the interesting things I saw at the 2019 ALA convention. This machine dispenses short stories...

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