If you are an experienced K-12 educator and feel that you can write well, I'd love to invite you to write a 300 word response to one of the questions this column will be exploring during the next school year.
Educators Cheryl B. Dobbertin, Ilse O'Brien, Katherine S. McKnight and Regie Routman share their thoughts on reading lessons connected to Common Core Standards.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What Are Good Examples of Reading Lessons Aligned to Common Core Standards?
Jeff C. Marshall, Nancy Sulla, Derek Cabrera, Christopher Panna, and Heather Wolpert-Gawron and Ron Berger all share their thoughts on the differences between project-based, problem-based, and inquiry learing. In addition, I include a comment from an experienced reader.
Educators Suzie Boss, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Steven Anderson and Stephen Lazar discuss the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning.
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: What are the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning?
Regie Routman, Katherine S. McKnight and Michael W. Smith share additional ideas on effectively teaching literature.
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.
Joe asks: What's the most effective way to approach literature education in the secondary classroom? Reading assigned for hw? Read alouds? Independent reading?
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.