Perhaps responsibility isn’t exactly running rampant these days, if twice in the same day I read a quote from the Spiderman movie, “With great power comes great responsibility.” The second reference comes from the introduction to Stephen Smoke’s new book – Teen Bill of Responsibilities: A Rights & Responsibilities Workbook for Guys & Girls.
The classic childrens novel by E.B. White opens a world of possibilities for classroom projects and lesson plans. Full of themes involving friendship, loyalty, farm animals, this list goes on and on. In fact, we have a rather long list, submitted by another one of the dedicated T2T contributors. While these ideas aren’t complete lesson plans, we know a little creativity can go a long way.
If you sense the Web is one big ego trip, it would follow there would be lots of resumes, and resumes there are. So if you need a good computer, business or English class project with real-world applications, or want to turn students loose on a mission on the Web, have them research and write resumes. And for teachers, it never hurts to have a current resume on file. You may not need it for a new job, but it can be timely and impressive at evaluation time.