The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Naomi Epstein
  • Female
  • Kiryat Ono
  • Israel
Share

Naomi Epstein's Groups

Gifts Received

Gift

Naomi Epstein has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Naomi Epstein's Page

Profile Information

Naomi Epstein's Blog

Is it worthwhile to teach authentic poetry without vocabulary?

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 8:17am 0 Comments

I'm teaching the Robert Frost poem "The Road Not Taken" to a large group of my Hebrew-speaking deaf and hard of hearing 10th and 11th graders. It's in the curriculum.

 

I find it to be a puzzling situation. On one hand it seems absolutely insane to teach it to most of these kids. I'm not exaggerating when I say that most of them only know two to four words in the entire poem. Even a word that seems familiar to them such as "sorry" isn't in the right…

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of The Educator's PLN to add comments!

Join The Educator's PLN

At 1:46pm on January 13, 2011, Akevy Greenblatt said…

Welcome to the EDU PLN

I just wanted to let you know that I have started a group for Judaic Studies teachers. 

 

Kol Tuv 

Akevy

 
 
 

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Emily Copeland is now a member of The Educator's PLN
21 hours ago
Daniela McVicker and David Chiles are now friends
yesterday
Kevin Schumacher updated their profile
Monday
David Chiles posted a status
"Learning apps for quarantine.…"
Monday
Larry Murry is now a member of The Educator's PLN
Monday
David Chiles updated their profile
Saturday
David Chiles posted a video
Saturday
Profile IconKaren D Honeycutt, Jessica J Lenhart, Erin and 11 more joined The Educator's PLN
Saturday

© 2020   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service