So we've talked about memes, first impressions, and hooks but we should probably start getting intro the nitty gritty of day-to-day class work. What do you do on those days when the students are slowly working towards finishing the book? In-class discussion is great. And so are summary sessions. But how do we work the … Continue reading Like Me on Facebook Jane!
Okay so we've now seen how to use memes to retell the story through the eyes of one of the characters. But maybe that's not your style, or you really like the digital storytelling rout so now you need something else to do in the classroom on one of the middle weeks when students are progressing … Continue reading Creating a Story Through Memes Continued
Let's talk Meme Essays. What exactly is a meme essay? Well, simply put: a meme essay is when you take an argument that you are trying to make, or a conversation you are trying to create, and explain it through the use of memes. An example of this would be the meme slideshow that I … Continue reading Creating a Story Through Memes
There are many digital tools that we would immediately go to in using in the classroom, such as book trailers and memes, but there are also a lot of tools out there that we can use in the classroom that are less known. In this post we are going to talk about one. Today we work with digital storytelling. Digital … Continue reading Minor Character Retellings
Discussing how to teach Jane Austen in the digital era through a meme essay. These days you tell a student that they’re going to read something from before their time period and they have a minor heart attack. But there’s more to Jane Austen than 18th century language and ballroom dancing. It’s shocking right?! But … Continue reading Modernizing Jane Austen
Today I take my first step into this new blogging direction. In the past my blogs have consisted of myself and the stories that I wanted to tell. I never expect to have a huge audience or get a lot of feedback. Especially since the only people who really know about my blog are just … Continue reading Creating a Classical Literature Hook