Daily Archive: November 23, 2008

Unpacking Picture Books

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In the past few months, I’ve analyzed a couple of picture books, Those Shoes and Sweet Smell of Roses , to determine the craft moves I can teach my students. As a result… Continue reading

Reflecting on Digi-Storytelling

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Last night, Stacey & I put together our first digital story.  Although it is quite rough, a bit cheesy, and borderline ridiculous — the benefits far outweigh the potential embarrassing consequences of posting… Continue reading

Moments of Clarity

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Snowden Campbell presented at NCTE on Saturday afternoon. She shared a strategy called “Moments of Clarity” with us. Moments of Clarity are essentially epiphanies we have as humans… it’s when we realize something… Continue reading

Online Brainstorming Tool

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The newest Web 2.0 Tool I learned about yesterday at NCTE is called bubbl.us. It’s a brainstorming tool, which I briefly demonstrated, while Ruth taped me using a digital camera, in the video… Continue reading