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Weekly Diigo Posts (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Weekly Diigo Posts (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Nerdy Social Action by Sarah Mulhern Gross

Be sure to check out my post on The Nerdy Book Club today! I’m thrilled to share what I am doing in my classroom and how students can be inspired by literature to change the world.

Nerdy Book Club

I have a confession to make:

 

I don’t love all of the novels I am required to teach as part of the curriculum.

 

Phew!  It feels good to get that off my chest! I understand the need for a canon and I’m lucky because I have a lot of flexibility in my district, but I just don’t feel passionately about all of the books my students and I read together.  I’m making slow and steady progress in changing some of the books we read, but I also recognize that there are ways to connect with stories beyond loving or disliking a book.  And that while I don’t love all of the books, I have students who do connect with and enjoy those same books.

 

At the same time, I know that passion is important.  If I am not passionate about the book I am reading with my…

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Weekly Diigo Posts (weekly)

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