Four educators share their thoughts on teaching geography: Kelly Young, from whom I've learned more about teaching than from anyone else; Elisabeth Johnson, who is the best social studies teacher I've ever seen; middle school educator Lisa Butler; and Matt Podbury, who teaches Geography at an International School in France.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are creative ways to teach geography?
In this final post in my series on close reading, Kimberly Carraway, Katherine S. McKnight, Harvey F. Silver, Amy Benjamin, Nancy Boyles, Rita Platt -- along with readers -- share their thoughts.
Part Two in my series on close reading includes responses from Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen, Stephanie Harvey, Julie Goldman, Diana Sisson and Betsy Sisson.
Today's guest responses on the "what, why and how" of close reading come from Christopher Lehman, Cris Tovani, Pernille Ripp, Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris.
The new question-of-the-week is: What is "close reading," is it important and, if so, how should I teach it?
This last post in series on teacher evaluation shares commentaries from W. James Popham, Barnett Berry, Pia Lindquist Wong, Rick Stiggins and Derek Cabrera, along with thoughts from readers.
Part Two features contributions on the teacher evaluation process from Julian Vasquez Heilig (with Lisa Hernandez), Ben Spielberg, David Berliner and Paul Bruno.
In Part One of a three-part series, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, California Teachers Association President Dean Vogel, and 2012 National Teacher Of The Year Rebecca Mieliwocki share their thoughts on teacher evaluations.
The new question-of-the-week is: "What Are Alternatives To Using Test Scores In Teacher Evaluations?"