Posts by Jennifer
Nothing’s Going to Change My Mind: How Unconditional Positive Regard Transforms Classrooms
What if students didn’t have to do anything to earn our care?
Untangling the Debate Over Reading Instruction
When it comes to teaching kids how to read, what is the big debate about? And what does research say we should be doing?
Supporting Intermediate English Learners in Every Subject
Students who have learned enough English to thrive socially may still need scaffolding to thrive academically. These strategies can help.
Integrating Arab Narratives Across the Curriculum
Positive, accurate representations of Arab voices and contributions are largely missing from our classrooms. Let’s change that.
Unpacking Trauma-Informed Teaching
What does it look like in practice, how do some approaches miss the mark, and how can any teacher get started?
What Is the Secret Sauce for Deeper Learning?
Want to add more depth to the learning in your classroom? Start here.
The Youth Boxing Club that is Changing Lives in Chicago
The core activity of this after-school program is boxing, but it offers so much more to students.
The Thinking Classroom: An Interview with Peter Liljedahl
In too many classrooms, students aren’t really thinking. It’s time to try something different.