Response: Engaging With Class & Race In The Classroom

Today, three educators -- Ashanti Foster, Melissa Bollow Tempel, and P. L. Thomas -- and a number of readers share their thoughts on how to engage with race and class in the classroom.


How Can Teachers Deal With Class & Race in the Classroom?

The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are constructive ways teachers can deal with issues of race and class in the classroom?


Response: Seven Strategies For Working With Student Teachers

Today's final post in the series features what I think is a particularly interesting combination -- a quest response from Ted Appel, the principal of the inner-city school where I teach, who describes the innovative requirements he insisted upon if a university was interested in placing student teachers with us; followed by a commentary from Pia Lindquist Wong, director of a university teaching credentials program who found that her ideas dovetailed with those of Ted's - the two then developed a partnership.


Response: Letting Student Teachers 'Sink or Swim' Is 'Not Permissible'

Michael Opitz and Michael Ford; PJ Caposey; Patty O'Grady; and Sally Zepeda all share their advice to student teachers and their supervisors.


Response: Student Teachers Should 'Be Colleagues'

Several educators -- Emily Geltz and Linda Rief, who co-authored their contribution (Emily was Linda's student teacher two years ago); Carol Ann Tomlinson, Jessica Bennett and Jane Fung -- share their advice to student teachers and their supervisors.


What Is Your Advice For Student Teachers & Their Supervisors?

The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are your suggestions for teachers who are supervising a student teacher, as well as for student teachers themselves?


'Reinventing Writing': An Interview With Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis, known in education technology circles around the world as "Cool Cat Teacher," is one of the Web's most popular writers about ed tech. She recently agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, Reinventing Writing.


Response: Part Three - Book Recommendations For Teachers

Today's post is the final one in this series, and features book recommendations from Grant Wiggins, John Norton, Barbara Blackburn, Amy Benjamin and Kevin Washburn, plus a zillion reader comments.


Response: More Book Recommendations For Teachers

Educators Megan Allen, Erin Klein, Jeffrey Zoul and Mike Fisher share their book recommendations for teachers in Part Two in a series.


Response: Book Recommendations For Teachers -- Part One

In Part One of this three-part series, education writer and parent Melinda D. Anderson shares her book recommendations for teachers, as do educator/authors Kelly Gallagher, Cathy Vatterott and Vicki Davis.


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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