Posts by Jennifer
10 Ways to Give a Better Lecture
Two factors have given lectures a bad name: overuse and poor execution. Let’s deal with both.
How to Personalize Instruction with Seminars
Students sign up for these quick lessons only if they’re interested, and that makes all the difference.
Where to Find Real History in the Anti-CRT Era
If you live in a place where history is under attack, these outstanding resources are for you.
5 Fantastic Ideas for Collaboration Projects
These ideas can be adapted for any subject area, along with suggestions for adding criticality and opportunities for student agency to each one.
How to Use Backward Chaining to Differentiate Instruction
Starting a student a few steps ahead can help them experience a sense of completion that might otherwise be out of reach.
Why So Many Teachers Are Leaving, and Why Others Stay
What makes one school lose teachers in the double digits, while others manage to hold on to almost everyone?
8 Principles for Supporting Students with ADHD
There is so much to learn about ADHD. These broad guidelines from a leading expert are a good place to start.
How Teachers Can Support Arab-American Students
Even when they appear to be navigating school successfully, Arab-American students aren’t thriving like they could. But we can change that.