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Chronicle of a Death Foretold Unit

I thought about beginning the IB Language A (eleventh grade IB English) course with Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. In light of recent readings. In a deliberately ambiguous disclosure, I have read theories and methodologies postulated by Nationally Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) who contend it is more important to teach thinking […]

How has Google changed your reading?

The irony in Google’s effort to bring greater efficiency to reading is that it undermines the very different kind of efficiency that the technology of the book brought to reading—and to our minds in the first place. By freeing us from the struggle of decoding text, the form that writing came to take on a […]