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 RESOURCES ON INSTRUCTION IN 2022 – PART ONE.
Here are this week’s picks:
A Guide for High School and College Students is by Dan Willingham. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Reading Strategies & Comprehension – Help Me Find More!
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning How To Best Give Feedback To Students:
— Dylan Wiliam (@dylanwiliam) June 2, 2023
Using Inquiry to Create Inspiring Field Trips is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Organizing & Maximizing Field Trips – Both “Real” & “Virtual”
Though I personally find the examples in the following tweet far too confusing to follow, I’m including it here because it does highlight the idea of what I’m finding more-and-more useful in class: Breaking down tasks to a step-by-step sequence that students can follow. Though I don’t do it in the visual way suggested in the tweet, more and more I attach a 1,2,3, etc. list of tasks students should do leading to the completion of the project.
**BLOG** A Visual Instruction Plan (VIP) is a set of visual prompts that provide a clear step-by-step outline of what students have to do to complete a procedure or process. Learn how they can be used in class to support students with analytical writing.https://t.co/Zd7UuV3eDw pic.twitter.com/6amgENAHJJ
— Jamie Clark (@XpatEducator) June 5, 2023
I’m adding my commentary, and the tweet, to The Best Resources On Providing Scaffolds To Students.
An accurate metaphor for many of my lesson plans https://t.co/lqY3eLHIeS
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) June 8, 2023
Teach Writing With The New York Times: Our 2023-24 Curriculum is from The NY Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Writing Instruction.
23 Ways to Build and Sustain Classroom Relationships is from Edutopia.
I’m adding both to The Best Resources For Planning The First Day Of School.