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Map What You Read: Making Literature Trips with Google Drive

Book Mapping In 2013, I attended a “Google Educational Summit” while I was working in Tokyo. During that conference, I learned about using Google Maps in the classroom, and the thing that stuck with me is its application to the study of literature. My time teaching overseas made me aware of the importance of connecting …

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Loved “Wild”? Try these other literary journeys around the United States.

To me, Wild is sort of Eat, Pray, Love Part 2: American Continental Edition.  Eat, Pray, Love has its own issues, but what bothers me right from the outset about Wild is the idea that Strayed just hops on the Pacific Coast Trail without any preparation.  That is dangerous, and all it does is set …

Loved “Wild”? Try these other literary journeys around the United States. Read More »

Loved “Wild”? Try these other literary journeys around the United States.

To me, Wild is sort of Eat, Pray, Love Part 2: American Continental Edition.  Eat, Pray, Love has its own issues, but what bothers me right from the outset about Wild is the idea that Strayed just hops on the Pacific Coast Trail without any preparation.  That is dangerous, and all it does is set …

Loved “Wild”? Try these other literary journeys around the United States. Read More »