Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.
Here are this week’s picks:
Teaching Close Reading and Compelling Writing With the ‘New Sentences’ Column is from The New York Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On “Close Reading” — Help Me Find More and to est Posts On Writing Instruction.
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources On Teaching & Learning Critical Thinking In The Classroom:
— TeachThought (@TeachThought) November 21, 2017
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Sites Where Students Can Learn About Inventions. You can find the Who Made That? columns referred to in this tweet here:
Today 6th graders are using @NYTimesLearning Who Made That? articles to do research and write their own expository blog posts on objects from trampolines and emoticons to the ice cream cone and the spork! pic.twitter.com/z9rux353dv
— Ms. Miele (@msmielelcps) November 17, 2017
I’m adding this video to The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On John Hattie’s Research:
I have a lot of respect for John Hattie’s work. At the same time, I have a lot of respect for educators who have been sharing this article: A CRITICISM OF JOHN HATTIE’S ARGUMENTS IN VISIBLE LEARNING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A STATISTICIAN
This would be an interesting question to ask students:
What Famous Figure From the Past Fascinates You Most? https://t.co/AKCGxfK5dT
— NYT Learning Network (@NYTimesLearning) November 21, 2017