See What Happens When a Student Council Election Occurs Against the Backdrop of Iconic, Historical Monuments Every year, our 8th… Read more Student Council Election and our DC Trip
Hi 5 your school library with these 5 cool ideas My school will have a new middle school/high school librarian… Read more What if we Changed the Way Schools do Library?
My wife, an elementary ELL teacher, just returned from a conference organized by the Washington Association for Bilingual Education. I… Read more Academic Language – Preparing Your Students for the Pros
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
Is it Time to Replace the Idea of Individual Teachers Holed up in Their Classrooms with Something more Collaborative? Here’s my… Read more What if Teachers Shared a Common Workspace?
It is important to be clear about your expectations. It can be stressful for students if they are unsure what… Read more Give Your Students More Creative Freedom
Social Studies teachers can play an important role in helping students best prepare for the web and social media changes/challenges ahead… Read more Roll Technology into Social Studies
QR, or Quick Response, codes were developed in Japan for use in the automobile industry. But, an enterprising teacher can… Read more QR Codes = Quite Relevant in the Classroom!
My 5 step Critical-Thinking Activity about the 16th President of the United States My US History students and I are… Read more Critical Lincoln Classroom Activity
At the risk of being harshly judged by my colleagues – I fully admit that today I am showing a… Read more Movies in the Classroom – 5 Suggestions