The fundamental practices of classroom instruction are like the lines of code in an app: remove only a few and… Read more Hacking Your Classroom
I am not a Luddite. I am not afraid of change. I am open to, and regularly blog about, new… Read more Don’t Forget the Fundamentals of Classroom Instruction and Discipline
Recently I found a thread on Reddit.com about clever classroom cheating techniques. Below are some of the best stories. Enjoy,… Read more Students Share Cheating Strategies
Waiting for change to happen at your school? To paraphrase Gandhi, let’s stop waiting and be that change. I know,… Read more Let’s Extend our Leadership Schoolwide
Sometimes we say things to colleagues that we shouldn’t. And, I am not talking about cussing people out when they… Read more Be Careful What you Say to Colleagues!
Recently I wrote a post about academic language and preparing students for tests by ensuring they are familiar with the… Read more Dealing with Student Test Anxiety
To celebrate the first anniversary of our blog, Mike Kaufman and I published our first book – Educational Exploits. It is… Read more Educational Exploits – a Collection of Lesson Ideas, Best Practices and Tech Tips
I read a great quote from Abraham Lincoln recently: “If you give me 6 hours to chop down a tree, I… Read more Easy Warm Up Routine