I’ve been writing this blog for six or seven years. I thought readers might find it useful for me to dig back in the “archives” and highlight my choices for some of the best posts that appeared during that time.
The first list in this series, My Best Posts Over The Years — Volume One, focused on the year 2007 and included a fair amount of still-useful material (at least in my opinion).
I’d say the same thing about my review of posts from 2008, which you can find in My Best Posts Over The Years — Volume Two.
Volume Three covered 2009.
Volume Four reviewed 2010.
And now it’s time to look back at 2011:
I published my third book, Helping Students Motivate Themselves. You can find lots of excerpts at the link.
Here are some of my favorite “The Best…” lists from that year (of course, they’ve all been updated since that time):
I published quite a few articles in other publications that year:
Videotaping teachers the right way (not the Gates way) appeared in The Washington Post. I still think it’s the best piece I’ve ever written.
“Finishing the School Year Strong” was a very popular piece that appeared in Education Week.
Here are some useful classroom management posts:
Here are my favorite posts on instruction:
Three “Bonus” Posts: