Read Olive Again by Elizabeth Strout ★★★★★, maybe not quite as great as Olive Kitteridge but still… got better and better as it went on and the last paragraph… 📚
Thanks for this link Aaron. The idea that creating by copying is not very creative has often weighed on my mind. Especially in activities like coding in my multi-stage classroom, some pupils are mostly copying instructions. This link made me realise/remember the value of copying. Personally in my own creative endeavours I often start there.
I’ve been a fan of Display Posts since the days of straight Non-Programistan. Despite the fact that I can write my own stuff from scratch, Display Posts still comes in handy all the time. The following are just two little tricks used in a recent course site. I’m just skimming the surface of the …
Another fan of display-posts-shortcode. My favourite plugin on Glow Blogs.
I used this video in class as a writing stimulus. I also watched a few time in preparation.
I’ve had got a lump in my throat every time I’ve watched. The class liked it too. HT @LiteracyShed.
Every time we watch we see more detail and things to talk about.
Read: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier ★★★☆☆ I enjoyed the gentle pace and mild despair. For the most part it felt like it was right in place in between the wars. 📚
we automated making haikus about places. Looking at every aspect of the surroundings of a point, we can generate a poem about any place in the world.
I’ve been having fun generating random haiku and then matching with photos from my camera roll of the same places.
“#WCGla You can now get your tickets for the first ever #WordCamp #Glasgow!
Saturday 8 February 2020
It’ll be great, don’t miss out!
Watched: The Lion in Winter (1968 film) – Wikipedia ★★★★☆ 🎥
Eleanor: Of course he has a knife, he always has a knife, we all have knives! It’s 1183 and we’re barbarians!
Where Succession got some ideas.