Today, educators Diana Laufenberg, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez and Peter Pappas contribute their responses.


Lychellia Cheeks asks: What are some stories (testimonials) of the process teachers experienced when moving from the "stereotypical history teacher who only gives multiple choice tests on the dates of battles and offers their students a steady diet of mind dumbing worksheets and lectures." (Eric Langhorst, part two of your response to Ways We Can Teach Social Studies More Effectively; April 2012). Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. There will be plenty of space for reader comments.You can also send questions to me at [email protected]..


Today's post includes responses from Julie Hartline, the 2009 National Counselor Of The Year; and educator/authors Trish Hatch, Dr. Sherrel Bergmann and Dr. Judith Brough. In addition, I've included comments from readers.


Today's post features suggestions from three exceptional educators on how to solidify the teacher/counselor partnership: Dean Vogel, counselor, teacher and President of the California Teachers Association (I am a proud member of CTA); Leticia Gallardo, who works at the school where I teach and who is the most amazing counselor I've ever seen; and Mindy Willard, the 2013 National Counselor Of The Year.


This week's question is: What are the best ways for teachers to work with school counselors and vice versa? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. There will be plenty of space for reader comments.You can also send questions to me at [email protected] you send one 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.Another option is contacting me on Twitter at @Larryferlazzo.Anyone whose question is ...


(This is the last post in a two-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here) This week's question is: What are the best ways to help students keep their work organized and for teachers to keep their classroom organized? What teacher can't use help with this challenge? Part One in this series shared guest responses from three educators -- Julia Thompson, Ariel Sacks and Gini Cunningham. I also contributed a few of my own ideas, and thought readers might find it useful to read two prior posts where I elaborated a bit on some of my suggestions: ...


(This is the first post in a two-part series on this topic) This week's question is: What are the best ways to help students keep their work organized and for teachers to keep their classroom organized? Today, I'll be sharing guest responses from three educators -- Julia Thompson, Ariel Sacks and Gini Cunningham. Part Two in this series will include contributions from two more teachers, along with comments from readers (there's still plenty of time to contribute your suggestions!). In addition, you can listen to a ten-minute podcast on this subject where I talk with Julia and Ariel. Before we ...


This week's question is: What are the best ways to help students keep their work organized and for teachers to keep their classroom organized?


Justin Baeder and Kelly Young share their ideas on how school leaders (Directors, principals) can support curriculum innovations. I include comments from readers, too.


Today, I'll be sharing guest responses from three educators -- Anne Reeves, Justin Tarte, and PJ Caposey -- to the question: How can curriculum leaders (Directors, principals) support the kind of curriculum innovation that it takes to truly differentiate and create lessons that students will remember beyond the next test?


The opinions expressed in Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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