Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression | Knowledge Quest

Pairing primary sources with a picture book can give students an opportunity to explore what perspective is shared and why the person who created the sources shared the perspective.

Source: Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression | Knowledge Quest

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There Is A Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Lit, and It Does Matter

Young adult literature is for teenagers, and it honors their experience going through the torture that is adolescence.

This article talks about the troublesome approach to labeling everything YA, when there is a clear difference between YA books and Middle grade fiction. There are different themes, lessons, and problem-solving scenarios that are relevant to different ages. it can’t all be lumped together and still be appropriate.

Source: There Is A Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Lit, and It Does Matter By Sarah Hannah Gómez

Embracing mobile devices and social media tools | District Administration Magazine

Fast disappearing from schools are internet “lock and block” policies that keep students off social media and restrict them to carefully curated websites. Even with sophisticated filters and firewalls

Source: Embracing mobile devices and social media tools | District Administration Magazine

Technology: the wrong conversations – Do academics dream of electric sheep?

Technology is people. If we were saying (and doing) the right things technology would be embedded in teaching by now. You wouldn’t need people like me.  I have spent years encouraging and sup…

Source: Technology: the wrong conversations – Do academics dream of electric sheep?