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:
10 Ways to Teach Argument-Writing With The New York Times is from The New York Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to The Best Online Resources For Helping Students Learn To Write Persuasive Essays.
Dangers of (starting with) definitions is from The Science Teacher and offers helpful advice about vocabulary instruction. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary.
How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Talking With Children About Tragedies.
USING THE DO NOW FOR RETRIEVAL PRACTICE–AN UPDATE FROM ALEX LANEY is from Doug Lemov. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For “Do Now” Activities To Begin A Class.
Math Class Doesn’t Work. Here’s the Solution is by Jo Boaler and appeared in TIME.
In History Projects, Point of View & Context Matter is a very good piece by Anthony Cody on project-based learning in Social Science classes. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Cooperative Learning Ideas.
Resources for Teaching and Learning About the Las Vegas Shooting is from The New York Times Learning Network.
Island in Crisis: Teaching About Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria is also from The NY Times Learning Network.
RETRIEVAL PRACTICE: A TEACHERS’ DEFINITION AND VIDEO EXAMPLES is from Doug Lemov.