On False Equivalence and Classroom Debate: A Follow-up to “Inviting Controversy Into Our Classrooms”
Not long after the post went live, voices of concern began to rise up in tweets.
Inviting Controversy Into Our Classrooms
At first, these topics intimidated me. Now I see discussing them as an academic and social necessity.
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.