Celebrities reading children’s books online for free? Sounds pretty good to me! Storyline Online combines storytelling and viewing, together with literacy - a winning combination. Check out Harry the Dirty Dog read by Golden Girl Betty White, or Clark the Shark, read by actor Chris Pine, of Wonder Woman fame.
Turning Your Students into Web Detectives
We know many adults have trouble separating fact from fiction online these days, and students are equally challenged. Panic not, however, as the good folk at Edutopia have curated 5 great sites students can use to verify or debunk information they find. Snopes is a personal favourite for everything from urban legends to internet rumours. Definitely worth checking out this list.
The Power of Being Seen
How well do you really know your students? Are there some slipping through the cracks? What does it mean when students feel known, understood, and truly seen by their teachers? The Power of Being Seen explores some approaches taken by a school in Nevada to really connect with their learners. What strategies can you employ in your classes tomorrow?