The 2015/2016 academic year has just ended, but before you fly off to a beach or the spa, take some time… Read more It’s Summer – But Before You Relax, Reflect!
Trade boring old papers for fun videos – here are 5 steps my colleague followed My colleague Sara Kelty, who teaches Global History… Read more Cool Movie Trailer Activity
Recently I had students walk a mile in my shoes and do some grading. Here’s 5 suggestions for implementing it… Read more Self-Assessment – a Powerful Tool to Improve Student Learning and Understanding
Should late work be assessed the same as work submitted on time? Recently I found the following BBC article about… Read more Should late student work still count?
I was dozing in bed around 5:00AM when I started to think about history. Yeah, I know, I am some… Read more The Future of History – what should we be teaching our students to best prepare them for the future?
First, coming up with punny headlines is tougher than you think. Next, I want to share an assessment tool I… Read more Plickers is very Applickable to Your Classroom
(Developed in collaboration with Natalia Costales of the Carol Morgan School, Dominican Republic, and Lindsey Greenwell of the Lincoln School… Read more Edgycation – Cafeteria-Style Assessment Model
Ever get tired of the same old, same old? Well, if your assessments are boring you, imagine what the students… Read more Pain in the Assessment? Shake things up!