Lessons that Build Students’ Media and News Literacy
Our students can access information in seconds, so we need to arm them with critical thinking skills and an understanding of the ethics of content creation.
Teachers are being silenced. What can be done about it?
How is the anti-CRT movement harming and silencing teachers, what damage will it ultimately do to students, and what can be done to fight it?
What Are the Best Ways to Use Leveled Texts?
When it comes to leveled texts, teachers and administrators make some missteps that can negatively impact students’ growth as readers. Here’s what to do instead.
Are You a Curator or a Dumper?
You have so much good stuff to share, but to get anyone to actually look at it, you need to give it some polish.
How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading
Too many schools are producing non-readers at an alarming rate, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Pernille Ripp and I talk about how to change things.
Teaching Students to Legally Use Images Online
As our students use more and more images to enhance their digital products, they need to learn how to respect other people’s creative ideas and privacy.
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.