Posts by Jennifer
Connecting Students in a Disconnected World
Breakout rooms, collaborative projects, games—whatever we do, it’s crucial that we do something to get our students talking to each other.
What’s Possible with Green Screens in the Classroom
This simple, affordable method offers so many possibilities for deep learning and creativity across all grade levels and subject areas, even in remote learning.
Subversion: An Essential Tool of the Master Teacher
Sometimes, to do right by their students, good teachers have to break the rules.
How to Teach When Everyone is Scattered
Some students are in the room with you. Some are home. Everyone is spread far apart. How do you teach this way? How do you build community? Here are some ideas.
4 Laws of Learning (and How to Follow Them)
In a teaching tailspin? These four research-based principles of instruction will help you focus on what really moves the needle.
Creating Moments of Genuine Connection Online
Making each student feel known and respected is always important. So how do you do it when teaching online?
Historically Responsive Literacy: A More Complete Education for All Students
Based on the work of 19th century Black literary societies, this fresh approach to curriculum focuses on identity, skills, intellect, and criticality.
A Few Creative Ways to Use Student Blogs
The blog has evolved as a genre, giving it limitless potential as a form of writing, and that’s just as true for student writers as it is for everyone else.