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Book Blog Tour: Engaging the Eye Generation

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Today is the third stop on author Johanna Riddle’s book blog tour for Engaging the Eye Generation: Visual Literacy Strategies for the K-5 Classroom.  A number of colleagues and  Technology in the Middle readers submitted questions for Johanna, and her responses are simply delightful. If you have not yet had an opportunity to read Johanna’s [...]

Engaging the Eye Generation

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Stenhouse Publishers have invited readers of Technology in the Middle to participate in a book blog tour for Johanna Riddle’s Engaging the Eye Generation: Visual Literacy Strategies for the K-5 Classroom. Johanna’s book (which can be browsed in its entirety here) addresses the concept of literacy in the 21st century and shows educators how to [...]

Education’s Power Distance Index

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

I’m not one for life-changing resolutions, but I have made a concerted effort to read more books this year.  My latest endeavor, Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story of Success, is an engaging and informative piece that should appeal to students and teachers alike.  Although Gladwell covers familiar ground in addressing the point at which children [...]