Do I allow the students to ‘find’ the answers to questions on their own? How tightly aligned is the learning activity and objective?
I shifted my focus from what my students might ‘become’ in the future to who they are and what they need today.
Good teaching is addicting–a kind of magic. It’s also unsustainable by the standards we’ve created for schools and teachers.
The objective should be to facilitate a discussion that results in a more comprehensive understanding of both sides of controversial topics.
Strategies for creating digital choice boards include starting simply, adding audio or video content, and using learning taxonomies.
In a rapidly changing world, schools and districts have a chance to embrace significant and lasting change in ways never before possible.
Recognizing parents’ challenges can turn things around for a troubled family and transform child’s behavior and performance at school.
The potential for new learning spaces and dynamics represents an opportunity for a different kind of resonance–and hopefully, joy.
One misunderstanding about assessment of learning? That it’s a one-way communication: the teacher provides feedback and students listen.
Improvement in teaching can be reduced to a matter of prioritization, practice, reflection and refinement.
At the most basic level, these could be thumbs up/thumbs sideways/thumbs down. They could also be question marks and exclamation points.
Student-centered teaching is simply the process of teaching with student needs ‘first.’ Here are 15 examples of student-centered teaching.
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