Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.
Here are this week’s picks:
As most readers know, I’ve been sharing post-election lessons I and other teachers have been doing this week. If you missed them, you can find the links at the bottom of The Best Sites To Learn About The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections.
Pen Pals 2.0: Can Technology Foster Global Tolerance? is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Find Other Classes For Joint Online Projects.
Facing History has a nice and simple explanation about how to organize a Socratic Seminar. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Sharing The Best Practices For Fruitful Classroom Discussions.
Top tips for getting older students to act their age is by Tom Bennett. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Classroom Management.
Group Work and Social Loafing is an interesting post from Douglas Wise. He talks about a concept that is new to me: “The Ringelmann effect”:
The Ringelmann effect is the tendency for the overall productivity of a group to decrease as its size increases.
I’m adding it to Best Posts On The Basics Of Small Groups In The Classroom.