children's books to support conversations on race, racism, and resistance — the conscious kid A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and Brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier. Discover this poignant, timely, and emotionally stirring picture book, an ode to Black and Brown children everywhere that is full of hope, assurance, and love. Tami Charles pens a poetic, lyrical text that is part love letter, part anthem, assuring readers that they always have, and always will, matter.
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Watch the Best Online Short Films A man can take on elements of fine art that he eats, in this deliciously well-designed French animation. Really cool short animation came online this morning out of France from Léo Verrier. Production was through Chez Eddy, which, looking through its cast of creatives, is home to some names we recognize like Celine and Yann as well as FX & Mat.
Complete Arkangel Shakespeare on Audio Download November 25, 2010 One of the best ways to encounter the plays of William Shakespeare is listening to them dramatized on audio with a great cast. LearnOutLoud.com is pleased to present for the first time on "a la carte" audio download the Complete Arkangel Shakespeare collection which features all 38 fully-dramatized unabridged plays of William Shakespeare. You can browse all the plays along with over 100 other editions of Shakespeare's plays on our Shakespeare author page:
Writing Topics Jump to navigation Read our full response to the COVID-19 crisis and see how Thoughtful Learning is here to help. Writing Topics How do I use writing topics in my classroom? Hide video LA LUNA 11.4KGoogle + Don’t worry guys, we’re not here to give you a broken link! The only thing you need is a comfortable seat. Tricky Lateral Thinking Puzzles Lateral Thinking Puzzles, unlike most puzzles, are inexact. In a sense, they are a hybrid between puzzles and storytelling. In each puzzle, some clues to a scenario are given, but the clues don't tell the full story. Your job is to fill in the details and complete the story. Obviously, there is usually more than one answer to any given puzzle, but, in general, only one solution is truly satisfying.
13 free resources for ESL lesson planning I couldn’t teach without So you think you can TEFL? And it’s true, you’ve got the certificate, you’re fully qualified and all set to teach English abroad or even teach English online. You ’ve got some lesson ideas under your belt. What makes a poem … a poem? - Melissa Kovacs The first poems were read aloud. Their regular patterns aided memorization of genealogy, oral history, and law. The performance aspect of poetry has never disappeared; Robert Frost toured the country and earned a living mainly through poetry readings. In 2012, there were 7,427 poetry readings in April, National Poetry Month. Some would even say poetry is meant to be read aloud. The poetic tradition can relate to orators, who craft messages to be delivered aloud to an audience.
Perfect your punctuation: 4 TED-ED Lessons on commas, semicolons and more Let’s face it: Punctuation is hard. Even the most seasoned writers can get tripped up on the rules. Should that comma really be there, or is it just taking up space? Should this apostrophe go before or after the S?
Teaching Strategy: A Daily Warm-Up to Build Empathy in Class Assess your own level of empathy. Before you start talking about empathy with students, think about your own ability to be empathetic and understanding. The Toronto Empathy Questionnaire (TEQ) is a quick self-assessment that allows you to reflect upon your skills.Set clear expectations. Establish the expectation that everyone shares a response to the question, including you! Create your other classroom expectations to ensure the environment is safe for all students to be honest and vulnerable.Provide multiple modes of participation.
Writing Prompt: A Show, Don't Tell Game - The Write Practice A few minutes ago I searched online, “Show, Don’t Tell.” In point sixty-six seconds, there were six hundred and seventy-five million answers to my search. Clearly, writers want to learn how to show and not tell! But that number’s overwhelming. Sure, you can read lots of articles.