In this episode, we search for useful and insightful articles that can impact our practice with Larry Ferlazzo with Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski, Jessica Torres, Robert Ward
Building a relationship with a student takes time and patience, allow it to happen organically. If you force it, you’ll have to start all over and the relationship may or may not bloom
Student choice, access to lots of different kinds of materials, engagement in vibrant communities of readers, these are the things that work and many teachers know this, but it’s hard to find the resources, the agency, and the support to bring them to life.
Read: Same As It Ever Was
NCTE August 5, 2017
Changing our language when referring to assessments and offering our students choice might help to alleviate student anxiety and give them a chance to feel empowered!
Read: It's a Check-Up!
As a novice teacher, I wanted my students to "get it" so badly that I thought if we just struggled through it, the light would go on. But what happens if they don't catch on, do we just continue to focus on it until they do - however long that may take? Here are some suggestions on how to use productive struggle without causing a struggle.
As you prepare your next lesson, step back and allow your students the time they need and the time they’ve earned to think through their thoughts; you will be inspired by what a minute can do!