Kelly Gallagher & Penny Kittle help with moving to online


Course calendar can be found above and HERE. But you might refer instead to our Weekly Task Support page HERE

G+ Community

We will share some of our work in a Google+ Community. We will write responses to readings, upload images, respond to each other’s ideas, and share links here.

Reminders for Week 1 & 2

Reminders for Week 1 & 2

Hello everyone,

Great to meet y’all on Thursday: looking forward to working together! As promised, here are some reminders as we head into week 2:

  • Buy books: thank you for filling out the google form. You can find your book groups below and I also placed the groups on our Assignments page for future reference. Go ahead and get your books ordered asap. You’ll need the YA novel first.
  • Read Chapter 1 of Situated Learning (link to rent the text via Amazon on our Syllabus page and HERE too).
  • Write a response to Chapter 1 in our G+ community by Wednesday night, Jan 29: I should wake up Thursday and be able to read everyone’s responses. Link to prompts on the calendar
  • If you have a box, please remember to bring it back! 😉

Your book selections and groups below:

YA novels:

  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: Roy, Mireya, Alisha
  • I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter: Iliannah, Val, Mari, Jewel
  • Inside Out & Back Again: Ashlyn, Andrew, Brianna, Dorothy, Reagan, Regan, Aaron
  • Mary’s Monster: Group 1: Morgan, Kaitlin, Hayden, Virginia, Alyce; Group 2: Joseph, Amy, Courtney, Luis
  • Pride: Jazelle, Ellie, Chloe, Sara, Brenna, Odalis
  • The Girl Who Fell from the Sky: Athena, Rosie, Pengcheng
  • TBA elementary choice: Sophia, José

Professional Books:

Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise Into Practice:

  • Group 1: Virginia, Chloe, Roy, Kaitlin, Hayden
  • Group 2: Iliannah, Ellie, Athena, Ashlyn, Alyce

Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts:

  • Group 1: Amy, Brenna, Joseph, Rosie, Courtney, Morgan
  • Group 2: Luis, Mireya, Andrew, Sara, Pengcheng, Aaron
  • José and Sophia will join this group for part of the time, but are reading About the Authors: Writing Workshop With Our Youngest Writers, which is a nice pairing.

Cultivating Racial and Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Teacher Education:

  • Group 1: Alisha, Mari, Regan, Odalis
  • Group 2: Jewel, Dorothy, Jazelle, Reagan, Brianna

Thanks everyone!

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