Archive for the ‘creative thinking’ Category

Recently, I read and interesting quote from the National Council of Teachers of English, (NCTE 2008): As society and technology change, so does literacy.  Because technology* has increased the intensity and complexity of literate environments, the twenty-first century demands that a literate person possess a wide range of abilities and competencies, many literacies.  These literacies–from […]


Whose job is it to teach writing skills to students who are learning to write lab reports for a chemistry class? Is that the job of the Language Arts teacher? Or should the Chemistry teacher perhaps make sure that student writing encapsulates correct conventions of punctuation and grammar? We as teachers are so excited to […]


You are challenged….a visual story… YOUR TASK–Where is this picture from and What are they doing? The big question i have for you readers: HOW DO YOU KNOW if yoy are correct? What clues did you use? What prior knowledge did you connect to? Winner gains title: “Winner for Susi’s Where in the World contest!”