Four Note-Taking Strategies for Films
I recently read Robert Ward’s exceptional article for KQED’s In the Classroom blog “Teaching Film as Literature” and was immediately struck with the simplicity of the implementation. While there is undoubtedly a great deal of background work that goes into designing, implementing, and assessing a lesson such as this one, this strategy can be differentiated for students of all abilities.
Instagram as a Means to Create and Implement Chemistry Class Portfolios
KQED March 20, 2018
But Instagram seemed more well-intentioned according to many teachers. When I mentioned the possibility of using Instagram as a way to digitally maintain a student portfolio, the teachers were interested in learning more about it and how it could be used in the classroom.
Snapchat Worthy Science Lessons Connect and Engage an Entire Class
KQED March 20, 2018
Teachers are creating deeper connections between students and complex subject matter through creative uses of technology — often ones that are already popular with students and readily available on their smartphones.
Keeping Learning Real, Relevant, and Relatable
Edutopia November 2, 2017
Our students are reading all day long—text messages on their phones, emailed directions about homework, apps from advertisers. Let's keep their learning real, relevant, and relatable.
Choose, Check and Champion Student Reading
Booksource July 11, 2017
A step-by-step approach on how to create, develop, sustain and assess a structured choice reading program meant to empower our students reading growth.
Just in Case You Thought No One Was Listening . . .
NCTE January 20th, 2017
Our students may not be aware of it, but they are living through history. Let's remind them how to remember it.
From Chemistry to Advanced Spanish: 21st Century Word Wall Success
Wisconsin State Reading Journal Spring, 2016
Cross-curricular skill-building shows students that the same strategy can be used in various ways for student success.
A Routine Engagement: Three Small Moves for Success
ASCDInservice January 29, 2016
Routines don’t have to be dull; rather they empower students to know what’s coming next and to be aware of their own learning.
The Art of Mathematics
ASCDInservice April 13, 2015
How would an art teacher teach math? With rigorous creativity.
Read: The Art of Mathematics