10 Ways to Give a Better Lecture
Two factors have given lectures a bad name: overuse and poor execution. Let’s deal with both.
Make Units More Inspiring with Vision Boards
Planning units can be less than exciting when all you have to deal with is words. A vision board can generate fresh enthusiasm and help you focus on what really matters.
4 Laws of Learning (and How to Follow Them)
In a teaching tailspin? These four research-based principles of instruction will help you focus on what really moves the needle.
Backward Design: The Basics
Are we planning with clear, measurable, meaningful learning goals to guide us, or are we just keeping students busy?
How to Create a Project Based Learning Lesson
There’s still a wide range of understanding of what high quality PBL is and how to plan for it. Here’s a step-by-step guide.
Is That Higher-Order Task Really Higher Order?
Ask any group of teachers if their goal is to simply have students regurgitate facts, and every one of them will say no. Despite that, it keeps happening.
To Boost Learning, Just Add Movement
Physical movement makes learning stick better. Explore six different ways to add more movement to your classroom.
Power Lesson: Note-Taking Stations
To take quality notes, students need to be taught how. This fantastic station-rotation lesson gets the job done, and it can be used with all kinds of other content as well.