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Cultural analysis was officially part of my portfolio scores last semester, primarily for mathematical purposes (it gave me a fifth category for quicker calculation), but it also challenged me to select texts where students can identify specific cultural products, practices, and perspectives. Our plan was to bring home some more Read more…


Seesaw Insight: Casting Call Selfies

Two of my favorite Seesaw features are drawing and labels. Combine them with comments and student selfies, and you can have a quick and easy casting call! The casting call can be used to demonstrate a variety of communicative skills: interpretating character descriptions summarizing interpreted facts presenting biographical information I Read more…