Using Learning Stories for Student Reflection
Reflection too often gets shoved aside over the school year. This system will immerse it into your classroom routine so it gets the attention it deserves.
Untangling the Debate Over Reading Instruction
When it comes to teaching kids how to read, what is the big debate about? And what does research say we should be doing?
Integrating Arab Narratives Across the Curriculum
Positive, accurate representations of Arab voices and contributions are largely missing from our classrooms. Let’s change that.
How to Use ChatGPT as an Example Machine
To learn any concept well, students need to experience multiple examples of that concept, and ChatGPT can help you generate those examples fast.
Authentic Group Discussions with the Real Talk Strategy
After years of listening to shallow student discussions, this teacher found a way to make those conversations more natural, more interesting, and more real.
Words Matter: Language-Affirming Classrooms for Code-Switching Students
Rather than micromanaging how they use their language, we can guide students to decide for themselves when and how they code-switch.
Contrasting Cases: A Simple Strategy for Deep Understanding
This flexible tool helps students go beyond surface traits and consider deeper connecting principles.
Power Lesson: Poetry Gallery Walk
This peer feedback approach has the potential to build empathy and community, as long as you set it up with intention.