Sunday Salon: A Round-Up of Online Reading 9/14/14

Sunday Salon

Writing

Brain Pickings discusses Zadie Smith’s excellent lecture, “That Crafty Feeling,” wherein Smith reveals that she’s a pantser!

Sage Blackwood shares her first tip for planning for NaNoWriMo: drawing!

Aimee Bender explains what writers can learn from Margaret Wise Brown’s classic picture book, Goodnight Moon.

Fig & Thistle tackles blogging malaise and how she plans to combat it.

 

Young Adults and Literature

Cite Something! has a terrific list of Top Ten Underrated YA Books.

First, we should probably be asking why there are so many incarcerated teens in this nation. Unsurprisingly, incarcerated teens are desperate for reading material and library services. 

One of my favorite nonfiction writers, Steve Sheinkin, is interviewing children’s and young adult writers and creating comics of his interviews. First up is Printz winner John Corey Whaley.

Teri Lesesne shares some resources on censorship.

 

Teaching

Wonderful post from Kate and Maggie about chasing imperfection in our teaching. Can’t wait to share this post with all my perfectionist pre-service teachers!

Maha Bali writes about the intentions and realities of critical pedagogy.

If Clay Shirky can do it, I can too: “Why I Just Asked My Students to Put Their Laptops Away.”

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One thought on “Sunday Salon: A Round-Up of Online Reading 9/14/14

  1. Pingback: It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 9/15/14 #imwayr | the dirigible plum

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