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.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students
If we know what works to motivate students, why are so many students still unmotivated? These five questions will help you determine if your practice is really in line with research.
Self-Paced Learning: How One Teacher Does It
Most teachers feel they could be doing a better job of differentiating instruction, but many can’t figure out how to manage it. How to run a classroom where each student is working on a different thing, at a different speed? See how one teacher does it.
5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb
Are any of these ineffective teaching methods still part of your practice? Time to reconsider.
Tools to Help Students Follow Their Passions
With a little help from technology, a young filmmaker, musician, writer, or artist can pursue their work like a pro.
Our First-Ever Teacher Advice Show
In this episode, I answer questions from an earth science teacher who wants to make his material more challenging for advanced students, a student who needs to organize her bookmarks, and a teacher whose co-worker embarrasses kids right in front of her.
The Breathtaking, Life-Altering Power of Being a Dork
When you spend all your energy in the service of looking cool, what you ultimately do is erase yourself.