Videos for Teaching Inspiration

Reading together

Perusall logoWe’ll use Perusall to annotate and read together. Link here to Perusall.

Instructions for joining Perusall on the Getting Started page.

Designing Together

I look forward to designing educational spaces and activities together.

You can read about course design in a piece I wrote for Connected Learning here.

Resources

Resources

Common Core Writing 9-10

Common Core Reading Literature 9-10

Appendix B from Common Core


Newsletters for Educators

NCTE newsletter (free)

Connected Learning Alliance (free)

EdWeek (you can bookmark and check their site; cost to subscribe)

NEA (free)

Journal for Secondary Teachers: English Journal

https://library.ncte.org/journals/EJ/issues

Instagram accounts

https://www.instagram.com/nctegram/ 

https://www.instagram.com/weneeddiversebooks/ 

https://www.instagram.com/black_language_syllabus/ 

Twitter accounts to follow

https://twitter.com/i/lists/848663845782528000 

@drjaxon 

@mahabali

@TheCLAlliance

@LrningInstigatr

@DigPedLab

@TED_ED

@NCTE

@innovates_ed

@writingproject

Award winning books

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal 

Ways to find book suggestions for kids (and grown-ups):

American Library Association (ALA) award winners:

Find diverse books for all grades

Scholastic

Donalyn Miller (The Book Whisperer) blog

Nerdy Book Club

Common Sense Media

CommonLit (suggested pairings for common books and unit plan ideas)

Fairy Tale Sites and Resources:

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Surlalune (beautiful site with images, version of tales, links)

Interview with Guillermo Del Toro on Fresh Air (discusses Pan’s Labyrinth and the role of fairytales)

Great student created Fairy Tale resource

Poetry Resources:

Poetry Foundation

Poetry Foundation Children’s poetry resources

Writing with Writers Poetry

Comic Resources:

Many resources for teaching with graphic novels from Scholastic

Storyboard That

Reading With Pictures

Make Beliefs Comix

Pixton.com

Remixing the Sunday Comics by Kevin Hodgson

Teaching Reading:

ReadWriteThink.org

The Book Whisperer