Educators Suzie Boss, Ken Halla, Jennifer Gonzalez, Kristina J. Doubet, Eric M. Carbaugh, Heather Staker, Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke provide their suggestions on how to balance the use of technology in the classroom.
Shawn Blankenship asks: What comes first: the Curriculum or the Technology? During lesson development, should we consider the curriculum and determine the best way to force fit technology integration? Or, is it more important to choose a technology tool that is engaging and user-friendly for students and then force fit the curriculum?
Educators Megan M. Allen, Rusul Alrubail, Pernille Ripp, Amy Williams and Patricia (Tish) Jennings discuss the challenges women face in the teaching profession.
This week's question is: What are the challenges of a woman teacher and how best to respond to them?
Today's post includes responses from PJ Caposey, Jennifer Gonzalez, Arpine Ovsepyan, Marcy Webb, Marie Levey-Pabst, Vance L. Austin, and Steven Anderson. I've also included comments from readers.
Today, Roxanna Elden, Julia Thompson, Ekuwah Moses, Jenny Edwards, Kevin Parr and Leslie Blauman bare their souls to the world as they write about their biggest teaching mistakes.
This week's question is: What has been your biggest teaching mistake and what did you learn from it?
Mary Cappellini, Ekuwah Moses, Giselle Lundy-Ponce, Pamela Mesta, Olga Reber and Heather Wolpert-Gawron contribute their suggestions about teaching ELLs.
Wendi Pillars, Annie Huynh, Regie Routman, William Himmele, and Pérsida Himmele share their advice on teaching English Language Learners.
This week's question is: How do you help English Language Learners when your school has no ESL curriculum?