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Classroom Activities: Kinetic Typography of Stephen Fry’s Language

Stephen Fry (as featured in the previous post with House‘s Hugh Laurie) has eloquently written on the subject of language, and Matt Rogers has set Fry’s voice in motion through a process called Kinetic Typography. The mesmerizing combination of Fry’s … Continue reading

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Classroom Activities: Poems in the style of Alice Walker

One of my colleagues, Erin Kiley, reports a highly successful activity for teaching writing. ¬†Asking students to write a poem “in the style of” another poem teaches them about the form of the language and forces them to choose their … Continue reading

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