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.
A Few Strategies to Help Slow-Working Students
We want students to work at their own pace, but when one student is significantly slower than his peers, it can cause problems for him and for his teachers. These strategies can help.
BoomWriter: A Fun Twist on Collaborative Writing
Take a look at BoomWriter, a collaborative writing tool that will bring more experimentation, craftsmanship, and fun to your writing instruction.
A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice
Want your students to actively engage in addressing inequality? Explore this annotated bibliography of resources for teaching students about social justice.
A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing
The art of persuasion is an essential life skill. It also happens to be part of the required curriculum for many, many teachers. In this post, I’ll share my method for teaching argumentative writing.
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.