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.

You might also be interested in The Best Articles (& Blog Posts) Offering Practical Advice & Resources To Teachers In 2016 – Part Two and The Best Resources On Class Instruction In 2017 – Part Two.

Here are this week’s picks:

Teacher Think Alouds Work in Every Subject appeared in Middleweb.

The 10 most Influential Poets in History is a really interesting infographic. I’m adding it to The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More.

Larry Cuban raises more questions than giving answers about teacher talk and direct instruction in two interesting posts: Whatever Happened to Direct Instruction? (Part 1) and Teacher Talk, Student Talk: Historical Dilemma (Part 2). I’m still adding them to The Best Posts Questioning If Direct Instruction Is “Clearly Superior”

I use the book, The Long March: The Choctaw’s Gift to Irish Famine Relief, in my ELL U.S. History class. Here’s what we do when we’re done reading it: Writing Prompt For “The Long March.”

Here are some interesting related tweets I saw this week: