Tag Archive: creative teacher

Aug 25

Takatsu Cell Phone Novelist

Takatsu wrote the first North American cell phone novel. I met with him to speak about creativity, multimedia art, writing, and education reform. His current project, Espresso Love, is a Wattpad novel. You can look at the video trailer, which he produced himself using Animoto to add mysterious signs to the urban landscape. His multimedia productions include …

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Jul 31

Are Flipped Classrooms Bad For Students?

Students today have grown up in a digital environment. They do not remember a time before Googling was a verb or before games were ubiquitous on smart phones and computers. This makes today’s kids the most informed and sophisticated generation of entertainment consumers, but it undermines the value of educational videos. In the past, when …

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Jul 15

Creative Teacher Librarian Newsletter – Work in Progress

Welcome to Creative Teacher Librarian. My goal is to save you preparation time while sparking ideas to make teaching fun. I love creative writing, technology, video, drama, languages and brain-based learning. I hope you will find this monthly newsletter of  lesson ideas, links, favourite books and tips helpful. I have taught K-8, library, home room, …

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