Archive for April, 2014

Indigenous People’s Day

Minneapolis will be honoring Indigenous People’s Day, rather than Columbus Day in October!

Hello MACTE colleagues!

Welcome to the TLC blog! Here are some links to posts that I think demonstrate some of the rewards of blogging with teacher education students. (As I shared, there have also been challenges!) Since our class is an integrated Language Arts and Social Studies Methods course, I’ve selected examples that have something to do with […]

In the news: “Where are the people of color in children’s books?”

Walter Dean Myers, who is an award-winning African American children’s author, wrote this piece on the lack of diversity in children’s literature. I appreciated how he personalized the issue. We talked about resources for finding diverse literature in an earlier post. Now that you are planning your practicum lessons, what types of literature are you […]

A good reminder to make writing meaningful

Here’s a good reminder to make writing meaningful. When you don’t, students will just complete assignments!