Up-Down-Both-Why: A Funds of Feeling Approach to Literature
Students often struggle to make meaningful connections to literature and put those connections into words. This technique helps.
Fire Up Your Students with a Campaign Project
Whether it’s real or fictional, putting students to work on a campaign for a cause is a powerful way to get them writing persuasively.
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.
How to Create a Self-Paced Classroom
In a self-paced classroom, each student is given an appropriate level of challenge and grows at a steady pace throughout the school year. Here’s how it works.
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.
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.
Hexagonal Thinking: A Colorful Tool for Discussion
If you’ve been looking for a fresh way to get students thinking outside the box, this may be just what you need.
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.