Monthly Archives: March 2009

Podcasting: My Next Project (also, response to lesson 9)

I recently read an article about podcasting in education called There’s Something in the Air.  It was exactly what I needed to start planning (and scheming) for my next project of influence.  As is often the case, the target of … Continue reading

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Teaching Persepolis: mid-way

So Chris’ and my Persepolis unit is coming to the half-way point.  We had a status meeting yesterday in preparation for the return to school after his two-week spring break and modified some of the blogging requirements.   We also wrote up … Continue reading

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Creative Commons

I’m sure everyone has had students who have “borrowed” images or other project enhancers from the internet.  Even though we teach them about the evils of plagerism and how to cite sources, it often feels like we’re simply saying “don’t” … Continue reading

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Comics Vocabulary

I am co-planning and kind of co-prepping and teaching a novel study unit on Persepolis, the memoir of Marjane Satrapi.  Persepolis is called a “graphic novel,” although it’s not a novel, in that it is non-fiction.  It’s in comics, or … Continue reading

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A thought or two about social networking sites (lesson7, discussion 8)

The Teacher-Librarian Consultant in my district, Moira Ekdahl, writes a blog for all the TLs about topical tidbits she thinks we should be interested in. Recently, she posted a link to an article from the Guardian (UK) about digital social … Continue reading

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Review: looking back to the first lectures (LIBE 477)

I was taking a look back at the first lectures in the course I’m taking right now (LIBE 477) and a rhetorical question in the very first lecture caught my eye.  The lecture was ‘a brief history’ of the www. and … Continue reading

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