Making Curriculum Pop

March 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Lessons In Pop: Does Popular Culture Belong in The Classroom?

Well, I think we KNOW the answer to this question. But just the same, here is  a piece I came across  from INSTRUCTOR Magazine, November/December 2011 issue.

Added by Frank W. Baker on March 31, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

Upcoming Webinars: Pop Culture; To Kill A Mockingbird

Media educator Frank Baker is pleased to announce that he will host two Fall 2012 webinars for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).  Please feel free to share this information:

October 2    Using Popular Culture & The Media to Teach 21st Century Media Literacy Skills

Description and registration info at:…


Added by Frank W. Baker on March 28, 2012 at 8:07am — No Comments

Introducing Kickstarter!

I've just discovered a crowd funding site, called Kickstarter and launched a campaign for my project, Arithmetic Village.  Have a look at it, it may be a great way for teachers to finally find funding to create projects they know work!

Added by Kimberly Moore on March 10, 2012 at 4:42am — 1 Comment

Sibling Rivalry short story to use with "Tangerine"

My 7th grades classes are reading "Tangerine." I am looking for short stories to complement the theme, sibling rivalry.  Any ideas? 

Added by nina stoker on March 3, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments


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