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.
This post originally appeared in 2021:
The kind of teaching kids need right now is the headline of my latest column in The Washington Post.
It’s a commentary on the two latest buzzwords in education, “accelerated learning” and “learning loss,” and how, in fact, teaching practices commonly used by ELL educators are what ALL students really need.
I’ve written a series for The Post on teaching during the epidemic. Here they are:
- A teacher predicts what his classroom (and others) will look like in the fall
- Teacher: Eight concerns about school this fall that are robbing me of sleep
- The positively worst and best education news of 2020 — as viewed by a teacher
- A teacher’s deepest fears about 2021: Students who disappeared, covid-19 myopia and six more
- Teacher: What’s missing from calls for summer school to stem ‘learning loss’
- Thirteen things that should happen in schools now — but most probably won’t
- The kind of teaching kids need right now
- The pandemic is affecting the third straight school year — and this teacher is very, very worried
- Teacher: 10 things school districts should do right now
- There was a lot of education news in 2021. Here’s the best and worst of it — by a veteran teacher
- 9 mostly pessimistic education predictions for 2022 — from a teacher