Monthly Archives: January 2015

Deeper Learning and Innovative Schools

After one semester of graduate school, I have been inspired to look for innovative approaches to education. During my three years of teaching, I became increasingly frustrated by the traditional structure that prevails in the majority of our public high schools. … Continue reading

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Young Adult Literature Review #5

Title: The Arrival Author: Shaun Tan Reading Level: N/A, but interest level grades 7-9 (according to Scholastic) Synopsis: Through illustrations that are simultaneously whimsical and realistic, Shaun Tan uses only pictures to depict the story of a man who migrates to a new land in … Continue reading

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