Poetry is powerful and an important thing for students to learn. Think about it—what other form of literature has the ability to paint pictures in your mind, spark a fire in your heart, break the boundaries of grammar, all while displaying 10 essential literary elements? Oh, and did we mention […]
In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
If you are having trouble getting your students excited to read or if you are looking for a new and innovative way for your students to give a “book report”, here’s how to put a new spin on the ol’ book report assignment.
Want to make billions? Driven to leave your mark on this world? Maybe the thing to do is . . . drop out of school? Of course your education is important, but how well you perform in school is not necessarily an indication of how successful you will be […]