Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

Higher Level Thinking

Critical Literacy Higher Level Thinking These questions can be applied to a variety of learning situations. Keep this list handy in order to be able to stimulate higher level thinking and critical literacy with your students. What could have happened … Continue reading

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Ode to My Socks / Oda a los calcetines

In this visualization/poetry activity, Linda Christensen speaks to the importance of celebrating the ordinary and common daily events our students take pleasure in.  “I want to find ways to coax joy back into the room, especially when students feel down … Continue reading

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Rethinking Our Classrooms

These quotes come from the text: Rethinking Our Classrooms – Teaching for Equity and Justice Vol. 1. “The underlying theme in my classroom is that the quest for social justice is a never-ending struggle in our nation and world, that … Continue reading

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Banned Texts

Take a peek at these Picture Books banned from schools.  Why do you think they are banned?  Should they be? Duck, Death and the Tulip  by Wolf Erlbruch Woolvs in the Sitee by Margaret Wild

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BBC One – Comic Relief – Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais (and numerous other famous activists) perform in a spoof about African Aid.

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