10 Ways to Give a Better Lecture
Two factors have given lectures a bad name: overuse and poor execution. Let’s deal with both.
How to Personalize Instruction with Seminars
Students sign up for these quick lessons only if they’re interested, and that makes all the difference.
Blended Learning: 4 Models that Work
Instead of the teacher doing the lion’s share of the work, these models shift control to students and create more time and space for human connection.
5 Fantastic Ideas for Collaboration Projects
These ideas can be adapted for any subject area, along with suggestions for adding criticality and opportunities for student agency to each one.
Finding the Funk: 3 Ways to Add Culturally Responsive Critical Thinking to Your Lessons
Critical thinking should not be reserved for only advanced classes. Here are three ways to add it to any lesson.
How to Use Backward Chaining to Differentiate Instruction
Starting a student a few steps ahead can help them experience a sense of completion that might otherwise be out of reach.
Contrasting Cases: A Simple Strategy for Deep Understanding
This flexible tool helps students go beyond surface traits and consider deeper connecting principles.
Power Lesson: Poetry Gallery Walk
This peer feedback approach has the potential to build empathy and community, as long as you set it up with intention.