Blogger Spotlight: Classic literature and social studies lessons

September 13th, 2013

Every Friday we compile our favorite education blog posts from the week.

Can middle school students handle classic literature? David O’Shell says yes, and argues that introducing young students into the study of literature pays dividends. Plus, on his blog The Living Teacher, O’Shell explains the role of classic literature in education.

“The secret anniversaries of the heart”: Lee Ann Potter writes about the catharsis of reading and writing poetry.

Best practices in social studies: Glenn Wiebe has compiled a list of 10 simple tips to improve as a social studies teacher.

Getting ready for Constitution Day: Check out these lesson ideas by EDSITEment for Tuesday, September 17.

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