How to Write a Syllabus
This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year.
Project Based Learning: Start Here
Maybe you’ve always wanted to try PBL, but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Here’s a set of beginner-level resources to get you started.
The Danger of Teacher Nostalgia
When we blame our teaching problems on the collective inferiority of a generation, we only make things worse.
9 Tips for Engaging Your English Class with Pop Culture
I have the greatest success in engaging students when I make deliberate connections between my students’ most popular interests and the “stuff” of my class.
Book Review: Hattie’s Visible Learning for Teachers
This is a book to settle into. Grab a highlighter, take notes, think and reflect, because this book might challenge some of your preconceived notions.
Listenwise: Bringing World-Class Podcasts to the Classroom
Podcasts make wonderful texts, and they’re awesome for teaching listening skills. Listenwise is a platform that helps you make the most of them.
Kiddom: Standards-Based Grading Made Wonderful
Standards-based grading can be time-consuming. By instantly crunching the numbers, Kiddom gives you that time back so you can focus on personalized instruction.
Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning
Need a fresh idea for the end of a unit? Instead of writing a paper or doing presentations, have students create PDF e-books they can enjoy and share for years.