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 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?
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.
3 Surprising Reasons Students Don’t Get into Top Colleges
As it turns out, a lot of what we think will get students into highly selective colleges might actually have the opposite effect.
Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism
Although threats and detection software have some impact, the best way to prevent plagiarism is to teach students how to avoid it in the first place.
6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students
Studying can be taught. Learn how retrieval practice, interleaving, elaboration, and other research-based study strategies can help your students learn better.
Graphic Novels in the Classroom: A Teacher Roundtable
Four teachers discuss how using graphic novels has enriched their instruction, strengthened student comprehension, and engaged their most reluctant readers.
CommonLit: An Online Library of Free Texts
If you’re looking for high-quality informational and literary texts to use in the classroom, you’re going to love the free online library at CommonLit.