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.
How to Approach Your Teaching Like a Master Chef
If we want our lessons to have a long-lasting impact on our students, we need to design our instruction the way a chef prepares a good meal.
Graphic Novels in the Classroom: A Teacher Roundtable
Four teachers discuss how using graphic novels has enriched their instruction, strengthened student comprehension, and engaged their most reluctant readers.
Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction
Want better differentiation? Learn how to use this simple method for providing students with customized plans for working through a unit of study.
How Dialogue Journals Build Teacher-Student Relationships
Dialogue journals are a powerful tool for building trust with your students. Learn how they work.
16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms
Your students probably already use these tools to write papers or create presentations, but they could be doing other projects you may not have thought of.
Project Based Learning: Start Here
Maybe you’ve always wanted to try PBL, but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Here’s a set of beginner-level resources to get you started.