Historically Responsive Literacy: A More Complete Education for All Students
Based on the work of 19th century Black literary societies, this fresh approach to curriculum focuses on identity, skills, intellect, and criticality.
A Few Creative Ways to Use Student Blogs
The blog has evolved as a genre, giving it limitless potential as a form of writing, and that’s just as true for student writers as it is for everyone else.
9 Ways Online Teaching Should be Different from Face-to-Face
What shifts do we need to make in our face-to-face teaching practices to make the most of online learning? What can stay exactly the same?
Backward Design: The Basics
Are we planning with clear, measurable, meaningful learning goals to guide us, or are we just keeping students busy?
Why White Students Need Multicultural and Social Justice Education
Some educators wonder if multicultural and social justice education are relevant if most of your students are white. The answer is yes.
Reopening School: What it Might Look Like
Some thoughts on what post-COVID instruction might look like. (Spoiler alert: None are as good as face-to-face, but a few aren’t too bad.)
Flash Feedback: How to Provide More Meaningful Feedback in Less Time
If we want to provide timely, regular, formative, and meaningful feedback, we need to diversify our practices. These three strategies pack a lot of punch in very little time.
Everything You Need to Know About Building a Great Screencast Video
Moving some of your instruction to video? Learn how to plan, record, and enhance screencast videos students will actually watch.