Summer Reading List
Instructional strategies are key for a productive classroom. Here's our selection of Instructional Strategies for your summer.
Inclusion Dos, Don'ts, and Do Betters (Quick Reference Guide)
Noted inclusion expert Toby J. Karten details the essential do's, don'ts, and do betters for creating an inclusive classroom where all students are supported and receive the most effective instruction.
Response: It's About 'Quality, Not Quantity, of School Time'
"It's about quality of time, not quantity." Educators share ideas on an extended school day/year via Ed Week Teacher.
Why Your Project Needs a Verb
Selecting a verb for a project-based learning assignment can bring clarity to the work and help students apply their learning. Read more on Edutopia.
6 Questions To Guide Teaching Through Learning Stations -
Will the work at each station be timed? How will students transition between stations? Will there be models of work or guided examples to help students?
Fake News: Teaching Kids the Difference Between Bias and Truth
The need to help students do high-quality research begins with teaching students how to distinguish between fake news, bias, truth and credible sources. Listen to this podcast for strategies.
Unpacking Lesson Imaging in Math and Science
Learn how lesson imaging can transform your math and science curriculum. Listen to this podcast for advice.
Response: Ways to Use Learning 'Taxonomies' in the Classroom
What are practical ways teachers can use "taxonomies" like Bloom's and SOLO - and should we? Read educator ideas in this Education Week Teacher article.
How Lesson Imaging Brings Math and Science Instruction Into Focus
Lesson imaging is a needed shift away from traditional lecture, sit-and-get classes that motivate only a small fraction of students. Learn how to do it by reading this article.