I thought that new – and veteran – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here.


One of my New York Times posts for English Language Learners several years ago was titled “What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?” (note that The Times is having difficulties with older links and if you get an error message, just refresh the page and it will come through. They’re trying to fix the problem).

Even though it’s focused on ELLs, the lesson ideas can easily be used with all students.

Here’s an excerpt: