I am SO EXCITED to share this one with you! I came across a few elementary school blogs about a center game called KABOOM. Something just clicked--why couldn't this work for rhetorical analysis at the high school level? After some testing and adjusting, I'm pretty thrilled to bring KABOOM to my classroom this fall. Here's … Continue reading KABOOM! The Rhetorical Analysis Game that Makes Engagement Explode
Giggles in the back corner. Whispers in the middle. A shifty glance. Knowing nods in the front. No, my students are not plotting to mutiny (not today, at least). "TRASH IT!" They chorus. A sticky note gets crumpled and tossed in the recycling bin on my desk. A few students scribble frantically in their notes. … Continue reading Trash It or Stash It?