Lesson Plan Topic: Conventions of Gothic Literature.

Lesson Plan Topic: Conventions of Gothic Literature. Objective: Students will be able to identify conventions of Gothic Literature; Recognize conventions in classic gothic pieces; Make connections between stories and convention similarities; Apply conventions of Gothic Literature when creating an original Gothic Literature piece. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.7 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: It […]

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Choosito! and Quick Key partner to deliver curated, personalized learning content based on quizzes and quiz results.

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (October 20, 2016) Choosito! Inc., curator of open Web content for learning and National Science Foundation Business Innovation Award winner, and Quick Key, maker of mobile assessment software, have partnered to offer students personalized learning content based on quizzes and other data. Choosito! wants to better-understand the needs of students who search its […]

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Need an Alternative to Google’s Reading Filter?

It was May of 2015, and The Internet was up in arms. It wasn’t because of a casting decision for some superhero blockbuster. It had nothing to do with a Kardashian. It wasn’t even a gaffe by a politician. No, this controversy had to do with one of Google’s Advanced Search filters – the search […]

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Letting Go in the Classroom

An interesting article caught my attention recently; it discusses how teachers have to “let go” to enable project based learning to thrive in their classrooms. The author of the article states, “Teachers and program leaders can feel great risk in transferring some of the authority and power to carry forth the learning to the students […]

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The Potential of 3D Printing!

I am quite excited for the burgeoning marriage of the 3D printer and the project-based learning method. As covered in my post on the future of education technology, 3D printing may play a larger role in the future of PBL. As the costs of these printers continue to come down, students will be able to use […]

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I know what you learned this summer!

We are halfway through the summer. There is still time to have an amazing barbecue.  Still time to go to an amusement park or two.  And still time… To learn? Of course! Learning after the final bell of the school year has normally been associated with the institution of summer school.  Traditional summer school, for the […]

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