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Guest Post by Maria Selke… There and Back Again: (Re)Visiting ‘The Hobbit’ in Image and Text (2)

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The most interesting part of this whole experiment was watching my group turn into self-proclaimed experts on how “The Hobbit” should be adapted for the big screen.

Guest Post by Maria Selke… There and Back Again: (Re)Visiting ‘The Hobbit’ in Image and Text (1)

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A year ago, I wouldn’t have considered examining trailers in a reading group…

Guest Post by Maria Selke: Harnessing Fandom to Teach the Hero’s Journey

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I’ve always been proud of my fandom, but I’m even more thrilled that it is a powerful tool for instruction in my classroom.