Monthly Archive: September 2015

Keep it Simple, St—

A central skill all English teachers want their students to learn is how to find themes in stories. There are a few different strategies to help students who aren’t strong readers or who haven’t...


Let’s Take a Look

Repeated throughout the reading and viewing material this week was the central importance of visual design: visuals should support your story, express your idea, and mean something to the creator and the audience. The...


I Feel Pretty and Witty and Bright!

Anyone who has accessed media recently is aware of the situation with refugees fleeing to Europe. In fact, that situation gained attention because of the power of images, specifically the heart-rending image of three-year-old Aylan...