Comic Book Assignment Package: DMZ Book One

These Comic Book Assignment Packages contain ASSIGNMENTS and HANDOUTS for each of the TEN KEY LITERACY SKILLS. They are arranged to be delivered to students in order to create and build upon strong foundational knowledge. Buy the Related Book DMZ: Book Oneby Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli Understanding the Lessons Each lesson is arranged using … Continue reading Comic Book Assignment Package: DMZ Book One

SUPER STRATEGY #2: Turn on the Subtitles

Pressing the subtitle button on your remote control or streaming video player can make all the difference from students with hidden disabilities, difficulties with oral processing, and those distracted by environmental noises. SEE ALL THE S.U.P.E.R. STRATEGIES There are a number of Super Strategies you can use together, increasing the effectiveness of your practice, while … Continue reading SUPER STRATEGY #2: Turn on the Subtitles

SUPER Strategies

S.U.P.E.R. Strategies are quick ideas that both new and experienced teachers can use to increase student success while also simplifying classroom workload. These are the secrets we'd all wished we'd known years ago. It has been said that teachers loves their acronyms. There's definitely some truth to that. The Toronto District School Board has an … Continue reading SUPER Strategies

Comic Book Assignment Packages: Manga Classics Romeo and Juliet

These Comic Book Assignment Packages contain ASSIGNMENTS and HANDOUTS for each of the TEN KEY LITERACY SKILLS. They are arranged to be delivered to students in order to create and build upon strong foundational knowledge. Buy the Related Book Manga Classics: Romeo and Juliet Understanding the Lessons Each lesson is arranged using Universal Design for … Continue reading Comic Book Assignment Packages: Manga Classics Romeo and Juliet

Making Projects Meaningful: Creator Spotlights

When focusing on taking student work OUT OF THE CLASSROOM in an effort to make it meaningful, it's important that students have an opportunity to hear from real-world creators who have gone through the creation process. Learning that published creators don't start that way, reaching those heights only by going through their own trials, is … Continue reading Making Projects Meaningful: Creator Spotlights

Placing Student Work in the World – Part Three [Submitting Media Arts]

Having looked at the importance of MAKING PROJECTS MEANINGFUL by giving them life outside of the classroom, we now focus on how those projects can be given life in the world.  There are three main ways students can take their work beyond the classroom: Submitting Written WorkSelf Distribution and Self PublicationSubmitting Media Arts In this article … Continue reading Placing Student Work in the World – Part Three [Submitting Media Arts]