Category Archive: Maggie Beattie Roberts

Literary Essays: Setting the Stage

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As part my MFA program, I’ve had to write eight page papers on a paragraph or two of text. That’s a lot of words about not too many words. I’ve also watched my… Continue reading

The Power of Tools in Teaching and Learning

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Kate brought us in closer to consider the importance of the tools’ accessibility and their effect on learning. Not only do these tools need to be accessible to the students, but students need to understand how and when to use them for learning.

The Antidote to December Stress: Teach Students to Write about Gratitude

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This time of year can be overwhelming, for teachers and students alike. Writing about gratitude is one way to stay present and positive.

Digital Text Bins

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I learned about digital text bins when I took Maggie Beattie Roberts’s session “Tap the Power of Technology and Media to Teach Higher Level Comprehension” at this past summer’s Reading Institute.  Now that… Continue reading