Deeper Class Discussions with the TQE Method
Want your students to have rich, complex conversations about the texts they read? This method leads to the kinds of classroom discussions you thought only happened in college.
A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Narrative Writing
The ability to tell a good story is one of the things that makes human beings extraordinary. Here’s the process I used to teach my own students how to do it.
How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading
Too many schools are producing non-readers at an alarming rate, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Pernille Ripp and I talk about how to change things.
How to Deal with Student Grammar Errors
Teaching grammar in isolation is not only ineffective, it can actually make student writing worse. So when students make mistakes, what should teachers do?
Delaying the Grade: How to Get Students to Read Feedback
You spend hours marking and commenting on student work, and then they don’t even read your feedback. The solution is all in how you time it.
Join Our Summer 2017 YA Book Club
Join us this summer as we explore a reader-recommended collection of five outstanding books for young adults.
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.
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.