Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You’re Not Using
Nothing cements long-term learning as powerfully as retrieval practice. Learn how to incorporate it into your classroom.
Making the Most of a 90-Minute Block
Whether you’re brand-new to block scheduling or you’ve been doing it for years, these strategies will have you handling those 90 minutes like a boss.
How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching
HyperDocs make room for more interactive, personalized, and student-directed learning. Let’s look at how they work.
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.
What If We Taught Argument in Every Class?
Now, maybe more than ever, our students must learn how to think rationally, see through faulty logic, and share opinions in a convincing way.
Power Lesson: “This I Believe” Essays
This assignment builds bonds between students and prompts them to be more intentional with the language they use, both in word choice and rhetorical strategies.
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.