Improving the Way We Teach About Slavery
American Slavery is a difficult topic to teach, and for decades, we haven’t been doing a very good job of teaching it. Learn how the Teaching Hard History framework aims to change that.
To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation
A digital curation project is a fast way to engage critical thinking in any content area. Here’s how it works.
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.
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 to Approach Your Teaching Like a Master Chef
If we want our lessons to have a long-lasting impact on our students, we need to design our instruction the way a chef prepares a good meal.
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.
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.
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.