In this week’s edition of the Blogger Spotlight, we highlight great new tools for teaching your students about primary sources and suggestions for keeping your students engaged with literature during the long summer months.
June 27, 2013
While summer vacation may be the perfect time to enjoy a new book, millions of college students appear to have little interaction with literature. Danny Heitman, writing in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, describes the dismal state of reading for pleasure among America’s youth. As a college writing professor, Heitman witnessed students’ apathy toward literature, with most students in his seminar course listing Harry Potter as the … Read more »
June 7, 2013
Every Friday we will be highlighting our favorite education blog posts from the week. Check out the first installment!
May 31, 2013
Looking for summer reading? Summer is the perfect time to break out of one’s usual reading patterns and to explore new interests, ideas, and authors. For that reason, we think short stories make great summer reading. Here are 10 short stories that can be read in one sitting and that provoke deep thought and reflection: