To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation
A digital curation project is a fast way to engage critical thinking in any content area. Here’s how it works.
5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction
Want your college class to be exceptional? These strategies will make your teaching more engaging, effective, and satisfying for you and your students.
What If We Taught Argument in Every Class?
Now, maybe more than ever, our students must learn how to think rationally, see through faulty logic, and share opinions in a convincing way.
Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism
Although threats and detection software have some impact, the best way to prevent plagiarism is to teach students how to avoid it in the first place.
The Apollo School: What 21st Century Learning Looks Like
This incredible program combines English, history, and art in a project-based, student-directed learning environment. Could this be a model for your school?
Co-Teaching: How to Make it Work
When done well, co-teaching offers benefits for both students and teachers. When not done well, it can be confusing or downright frustrating for all involved.
6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students
Studying can be taught. Learn how retrieval practice, interleaving, elaboration, and other research-based study strategies can help your students learn better.
Power Lessons: “This I Believe” Essays
This assignment builds bonds between students and prompts them to be more intentional with the language they use, both in word choice and rhetorical strategies.