Keep Calm and Be a Good Citizen Model Curriculum Framework

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Standard 7: Multimodal Literacies Short

Mo • dal • i • ty

n. | a particular mode in which something exists or is experienced or expressed


Standard 7: Multimodal Literacies

Students will acquire, refine, and share knowledge through a variety of written, oral, visual, digital, non-verbal, and interactive texts.


Students will evaluate written, oral, visual, and digital texts in order to draw conclusions and analyze arguments.


Students will create multimodal texts to communicate knowledge and develop arguments.

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Podcast On Your Plan ep20 with Jennifer Hill and Nikki Craig – #NCTE15 recap, day 2

Jennifer Hill and Nikki CraigIt’s the #NCTE15 Day 2 Recap episode of the podcast! You also get twice the listening enjoyment because TWO Putnam City Oklahoma teachers join me to recap the best takeaways of NCTE and drop double the regular knowledge!

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Podcast On Your Plan episode 13 with Dr. Julianna Kershen and Dr. Crag Hill

IMG_20150721_122512201_HDR copyThis is my favorite episode to date! Dr. Julianna Kershen and Dr. Crag Hill discuss my favorite topics: how to teach growth mindset, brain-based teaching, and speaking across curriculums. They also provide one of my favorite responses to the question “what aspect of education needs to be disrupted?” Dr. Hill also discusses his experiences as a Standards Writing Team member, how you can participate in their next big research project, and exciting upcoming events for Oklahoma’s ELA teachers!

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