On False Equivalence and Classroom Debate: A Follow-up to “Inviting Controversy Into Our Classrooms”
Not long after the post went live, voices of concern began to rise up in tweets.
Inviting Controversy Into Our Classrooms
At first, these topics intimidated me. Now I see discussing them as an academic and social necessity.
How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading
Too many schools are producing non-readers at an alarming rate, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Pernille Ripp and I talk about how to change things.
What is an Innovation Class…and Why Do You Need One?
In this year-long class, students find and solve problems. Learn how it works.
The Great and Powerful Graphic Organizer
Beneath its simplicity lies an absolute dynamo, a vehicle that can cement learning more firmly than a lot of the other stuff we try, in a lot less time.
Introducing the One-Sentence Lesson Plan
Focus your planning by getting clear on just three things: the WHAT, the HOW, and the WHY.
Making the Most of a 90-Minute Block
Whether you’re brand-new to block scheduling or you’ve been doing it for years, these strategies will have you handling those 90 minutes like a boss.
How to Deal with Student Grammar Errors
Teaching grammar in isolation is not only ineffective, it can actually make student writing worse. So when students make mistakes, what should teachers do?