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.
Creating a Welcoming Classroom for Students with Special Needs
Many regular ed teachers feel inadequately prepared to serve the needs of students with special needs. Here are some ideas.
Your Top 10 Genius Hour Questions Answered
We hear the charge for more student-directed, inquiry-based learning, but it can seem like a load of pie-in-the-sky hooey without instructions for how to do it.
Is Your Lesson a Grecian Urn?
Far too many students are doing projects that look creative but offer almost no opportunity for real learning. Time for the Grecian Urns to go.