The focus of this week’s Big Fresh is Hidden Treasures During Pandemic Teaching. Dana Murphy joins the podcast.
Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the April 9, 2021 issue here.
00:00 Lead Essay
04:40 New Content
07:50 Dana Murphy Interview
Free for All
Jen Schwanke explores the insecurities and fear that can set in when teachers tackle distance learning, as well as how to overcome them. (Article first published in 2020.)
Sometimes “winging it” because we don’t have plans can lead to the most profound learning. Dana Murphy dreams up a quick circle share, and what follows is magic. Don’t miss the companion video below! (Article first published in 2019.)
After a yearlong crash course in digital tools and remote teaching, Samantha Pack reflects on what will stick in her brick-and-mortar classroom.
Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Matt Renwick selected the picture book Neville by Norton Juster and illustrated by G. Brian Karas for our April read. Click on the link to hear a book talk by Matt and to download the printable bookmarks. Join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub.