Literature Maps With Google Drawings

Students need opportunities to construct their own understandings of what they read.  We know from Rosenblatt’s transactional theory that there is a reciprocal relationship between the reader and literary text. Rosenblatt explains that the act of reading is an event where the reader relies on personal experiences, background knowledge, readings of other texts, memories, and Read More…

Digital Storytelling – Grade 6

Digital storytelling is a powerful form of personal narrative and memoir and one of my all-time favorite forms of multimedia. Students practiced composing personal narratives in their Humanities 6 class, and in Media Lab, they transformed their narratives into digital slices of life.  Paramount to impactful digital storytelling is moving through the creative process, starting Read More…