Making Curriculum Pop


Sports & Literacy

A group for anyone interested in connecting sports and literacy, academics and athletics.

Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Members: 11
Latest Activity: Jun 9, 2019

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DOC: 'Roll Red Roll' on PBS

Uncover the deep seated and social media-fueled “boys-will-be-boys” culture at the heart of sexual assault in America. Tune in on Monday, June 17 for the broadcast premiere of…Continue

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DOC: Wrestle

At this young age, winning and losing comes in many forms. #WrestleFilmPBS premieres Monday, May 20 on…Continue

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ARTICLE: Student inventors tackle concussions

This year my students got to wrestle with an issue that matters to them: concussion prevention. They were inspired by one of their friends who had recently suffered the effects of a concussion. We…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Oct 16, 2018.

ARTICLE: Stop Dehumanizing Us - NFL Star Turns on Fantasy Football

This #NFL running back doesn’t want to hear about your fantasy picks.…Continue

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Comment by Alan Brown on November 22, 2012 at 9:21pm

Hi, everyone.  I heard about Making Curriculum Pop through a colleague, and I thought it would be a nice place to promote the work I'm doing with sports literacy.  If you would like to know more, check out the site:


If you have suggestions for additions to the site (e.g., books, lesson plans, ideas, resources), please let me know.  We have a great session every year at NCTE called The Intersection of Sport, Education, and Society in English Education.  I also hope to have an ALAN session again in 2013 (Chris Crutcher and Matt de la Pena headlined the panel in 2011).


Also, be on the lookout for our upcoming themed issue of English Journal (2014) dedicated to sports literacy.  I'll post more information when I find out about the call for submissions.


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