#BSNMooc Post #5: The Great Gatsby in the Flipped Classroom

This blog post is an example of a lesson assignment I would give if I flipped my classroom while we studied The Great Gatsby. After studying the lost generation and other cultural issues related to the novel, we would need to start reading.  I believe reading aloud in class is a good strategy and would […]

#BSNMooc Post #4 – Digital Citizenship, A Literary Time Machine, and The Great Gatsby (Of Course)

They say that Abraham Lincoln had quite a temper.  He would dash off letters in his anger and, by the time he had finished, his anger spent, he would think twice about dispatching it and place it on the mantle instead.  He would wait until the morning, reevaluate his position and, if it was still […]

#BSNMooc Post #2: Learning for Problem Solving, The Great Gatsby, and the Lost Generation

This week, I am tackling this activity for the Mooc sponsored by the Blended Schools Network: The “When Will We Ever Use This?” Blog Post Students often ask us, “When will I ever use this in the real world?” Consider a handful of standards taught in your class. How are these concepts used in the […]