Happy 2015!

Now that the new year is here, let's take a quick moment to recap some of our favorite blog posts from Fall 2014.

 

Free Lessons/Samples

Net Neutrality: A Research Project for High School Students

Reading Literature Level 12

 

The Dictionary of Education Terms

We've been collecting and defining some of the terms often used in modern education. Here they are, in one big list:

Rubric

Differentiated Instruction

Flipped Classroom

Aligned

Literature Circle

Formative Assessment

Rigor

Gamification

Project-based Learning

Cross-curricular

Lexile Measure

Mainstreaming vs. Inclusion

Bloom's Taxonomy

 

Fun Lists

Who doesn't like a good list? From great books to rhetorical devices to SCARY MONSTERS, we'll take care of your literary list needs.

The Top 10 Nonfiction Books for the 2014-2015 School Year

The 5 Coolest Rhetorical Devices You May Not Know by Name

5 Essential Texts for AP Language and Composition Prep

The 10 Scariest/Creepiest Creatures in Literature

The Top 10 Literary Locations that Actually Exist

10 Tips for Having a Blast at NCTE 2014

 

Articles

How do you scaffold Shakespeare?

Preparing for Reading Assessments

Digital Reading: Boon or Boondoggle?

The English Teacher's Guide to Twine - Part 1

 

Contests

We ran two contests last year, and the winner of our Costume Contest got free books with her on the cover! Keep on the lookout for more contests in 2015.

The 2014 Prestwick House Costume Contest

Five Days of Halloween

 

What kinds of articles would you like to see from us in 2015? Let us know in the comments!