Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 4/17/16

Kylene Beers tackles the question of the whole-class novel, shares the research, and offers suggestions for making shared reading both humane and productive. Maricela Montoy-Wilson has great ideas for incorporating┬áinquiry-based learning and student choice┬áin a packed curriculum. Hey Sigmund is a site I’m really enjoying lately, and this article on how to explain the adolescent…

Sunday Salon: A Round-up of Online Reading 8/3/14

This week’s must-read: Ellie Herman’s final piece on what she learned about great teaching from her time in Los Angeles classrooms: Love Is the Answer. I loved this post so much. Over at Literate Lives, Bill shares the good news that his daughter has become a teacher and will be starting her first job this…

Friday Finds: Stuff I’ve Been Reading Online

This is a new feature: a selection of my week’s readings, much of it originally found via my favorite tool for professional learning, Twitter. At Hybrid Pedagogy, Kris Shaffer posted “Open-Source Scholarship,” a provocative argument equating scholarship with the open-source software movement and arguing that scholars and teachers are hackers: This hacking is a core…