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. This is the 200th blog post in this series!
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Here are this week’s picks:
Eight Daily Classroom Data Sources to Empower Student-Directed Learning is by Kathy Dyer. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven”
The Debate on Dreamers : A Lesson Plan for Teaching About DACA is from The New York Times Learning Network.
National Poetry Month Writing Prompt 12/30 is from Young Chicago Authors. I’m adding it to The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More.
Kelly Gallagher is sharing an argument unit he is teaching on mass shootings.
I’m adding these two tweets to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures and to The Best Apps, Online Tools & Other Resources For Math:
Er. Converting that quote into a classroom question: “For what question would this answer be correct?”
— Dan Meyer (@ddmeyer) February 24, 2018
A student’s wrong answer is most often the right answer to a different but related question. (A quote from my undergraduate advisor, Bob Davis, that still serves me in the classroom.) pic.twitter.com/8i1dABon0R
— Marilyn Burns (@mburnsmath) February 23, 2018