Teachers Are Barely Hanging On. Here’s What They Need.
Hint: It’s not meditation and jeans passes.
The Time I Made a Fart Sound During a Test
All thirty of them jerked their heads up at once and stared at me, mouths open. For a moment the air was still while they tried to process what had just happened.
To Learn, Students Need to DO Something
Too often, we’re expecting students to learn material without asking them to do much of anything with it. Why is this a problem? Where did it come from? And how can we fix it?
Are your worksheets contributing to meaningful learning, or just keeping students busy?
What to Do on Lame Duck School Days
When you’re still technically in school, but the conditions just aren’t great for teaching, what do you do to make the most of the time? Here’s a list of ideas.
Is Your Lesson a Grecian Urn?
Far too many students are doing projects that look creative but offer almost no opportunity for real learning. Time for the Grecian Urns to go.
How Pineapple Charts Revolutionize Professional Development
As one-size-fits-all PD fades into obscurity, more personalized professional development models have emerged. The Pineapple Chart may be the greatest of them all.
The Compliments Project
The moment I saw this video, I knew I wanted to share it with you.