Our First (and Only) Teacher Advice Show
In this episode, I answer questions from an earth science teacher who wants to make his material more challenging for advanced students, a student who needs to organize her bookmarks, and a teacher whose co-worker embarrasses kids right in front of her.
5 Reasons You Should Seek Your OWN Student Feedback
As teacher evaluation systems become more complex and intense, many of us ignore the richest source of information about our teaching. And it’s right under our noses.
What is 20 Percent Time? A Conversation with A.J. Juliani
Whether they call it 20 Time or Genius Hour, more teachers are carving out regular chunks of instructional time to let students pursue their passions.
The Price of Snark: What I Learned About Teaching from a Viral Post
If I start a lesson by embarrassing my students, I lose them right away. If I want someone to be open to receiving new information, I should never put them in a fool’s position.
Why Every Teacher Should Attend an Unconference
Whether it’s called an Edcamp or a TeachMeet, an unconference offers a fun, no-pressure, FREE alternative for professional development.