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.
The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies
Here they are: 15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging.
4 Things You Don’t Know About the Jigsaw Method
This cooperative learning strategy has been around for decades, but how well do you really know it?
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share
Celebrating Think-Pair-Share, the Little Strategy That Could, and sharing some best practices for making it work for you.