Monthly Archives: July 2011

Why Integrate?: A Case for Collating the Curriculum

By Elena Aguilar There is a strong case to be made for integrating curriculum. It strengthens skills that students encounter in one content area but also practice in another, and it can lead to the mastery of those skills. It … Continue reading

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Falling Skies Media Guide is now Available

We don’t usually do series because they can rarely be viewed in their entirety in the classroom but the whole Falling Skies/War of the Worlds alignment was just too much fun to pass up. So without further ado here is … Continue reading

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Starting at the Beginning: Revisiting our First Post

At the intersection, Pop Goes the Classroom is on the edge where traditional education meets the digital native learner. We empower teachers to become facilitators by embracing the tools of tomorrow ultimately creating meaningful learning experiences for a new generation. … Continue reading

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Obtaining Permission for Media Integration in the Classroom

Sometimes the biggest hurdle you’ll face integrating popular culture into your classroom is gaining approval from your administration. It’s important that you can effectively demonstrate that the artifacts you are wanting to integrate in the classroom are both relevant to … Continue reading

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