Archives for the month of: December, 2011

Our friends at TED have posted a video of Sarah Kay, a spoken word poet. She shares two insightful and refined poems.

Need a good read? Try a graphic novel. The following link lists some of the best graphic novels for first time readers. Some of the novels would be ideal for the classroom.

http://io9.com/5859819/awesome-graphic-novels-that-even-non+comics-readers-will-love-as-gifts

I recently came across a blog post proposing a great question.  What should come first… the book or the movie?  This question could lead to an engaging discussion about the affordances of novels and film.

http://bookblob.wordpress.com/2011/12/14/what-should-come-first/