I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past two years. You can see those collections from the first year here.
Today's theme is on "beginnings and endings." It's particularly appropriate for this time in August as many teachers are preparing to start a new school year.
Previous themes have been:
I'll be spending the summer organizing questions and answers for the next school year, and there is always room for more!
You can send questions to me at [email protected].When you send it in, let me know if I can use your real name if it's selected or if you'd prefer remaining anonymous and have a pseudonym in mind.
You can also contact me on Twitter at @Larryferlazzo.
Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a variety of education publishers.
And, now, here's a list of all my posts related to related to "beginnings and endings":
Two of the best thinkers and writers on education issues today, Rick Wormeli and Roxanna Elden, respond to this issue.
Teachers Neil Wetherbee, Marsha Ratzel,Jessica Lahey, and Robyn Shulman share their suggestions.
Author/educators Annette Breaux and Neila A. Connors contribute their thoughts.
This post offers suggestions from two exceptional teacher authors: Roxanna Elden and Donalyn Miller.
This piece includes responses from three great educators: Chris Wejr, Alice Mercer and Bill Ivey.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!