What Are Differences Between Project-Based, Problem-Based & Inquiry Learning?

This week's "question-of-the-week" is: What are the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning?

Response: Teaching Literature Through 'Choice' & 'Practice'

Regie Routman, Katherine S. McKnight and Michael W. Smith share additional ideas on effectively teaching literature.

Response: Literature Can Be a 'Gateway for Understanding Everything'

Several educators - Nancy Steineke, Sean McComb, Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher, Bill Himmele and Pérsida Himmele - provide suggestions on how to effectively teach literature in the classroom.

What Are the Best Ways to Teach Literature in the Common Core Era?

Joe asks: What's the most effective way to approach literature education in the secondary classroom? Reading assigned for hw? Read alouds? Independent reading?

Response: 'Every Teacher Is A Language Teacher'

Educators Margo Gottlieb, Maria Montalvo-Balbed, and Tracey Takuhama-Espinosa share English Language Learner teaching strategies in the final post in a two-part series.

Response: Teaching Strategies for ELLs in Content Classes - Part One

Today's post shares ideas on how to teach ELLs in content classes from four experienced educators: Judie Haynes, Mary Ann Zehr, Bárbara C. Cruz and Stephen J. Thornton.

What Are the Best Strategies for Teaching ELLs in Content Classes?

This week's question is: What are the best strategies to use when teaching English Language Learners in content classes?

Response: Ten Principles for Vocabulary Instruction

In today's third, and final, segment on vocabulary instruction, Laura Robb and Amy Benjamin share their thoughts, and I also include readers' comments.

Response: Vocabulary Instruction Is More Than Giving 'A List of Words'

Today's segment on vocabulary instruction highlights commentaries from Camille Blachowicz, Charlene Cobb, Katherine S. McKnight, Nicole Zuerblis and Susan Chenelle.

Response: Strategies For Vocabulary Instruction - Part One

This three-part series will be sharing a wide-range of instructional strategies to help our students acquire the vocabulary necessary to become successful in school and in life. We'll start off with suggestions from Katie Brown, Jane Fung, Marilee Sprenger and Karen Bromley.

The opinions expressed in Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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