Q & A Collections: Best Ways To Begin & End The School Year
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 three years. You can see those collections from the first two years here.
I'm alternating those posts with interviews I'm doing with authors about their new education books. So far this summer, I've interviewed:
Today's theme is on the best ways to begin and end the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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.
Also, you can listen to ten minute interviews I've done with contributors to this column at my BAM! Radio Show.
And, now, following an excerpt from one of those posts, here's a list of all my columns related to the best ways to begin and end the school year:
Author/educators Joanne Rooney, Harry and Rosemary Wong, and Peggy Campbell-Rush provide their suggestions on how to start a new school year well.
This post is a special guest response from author and educator Julia Thompson.
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!