Kevin Parr, Gianna Cassetta, Allen Mendler and Signe Whitson contribute their suggestions on how to respond to "difficult" or "challenging" students.
Cheryl asks: One student can change the chemistry of whole class. How do you bring balance to the Force in your class?
I invite readers to contribute formal responses to upcoming Q & A questions....
Wendy Jennings, Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy, Billy Bender, Derek Cabrera, and Ed Thomas contribute their thoughts on differentiated algebra instruction.
Stephanie asks: How do I differentiate Common core algebra for students who are more than 3 years below grade level and still expected to pass an Algebra regents (state test) to graduate from high school? My students receive one 45 minute math class a day and no resource room.
Jon Bergmann, Aaron Sams, Jake Goran, Steven Anderson, Derek Cabrera, and Rebecca Blink contribute their commentaries on the trials and tribulations of using ed tech.
I interview Christopher Emdin, author of the book, "For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood...and the rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education."
Larissa Pahomov, Anne Jenks, Jared Covili, Billy Krakower, and Heather Staker will share what they've found to be common ed tech problems and how to respond to them effectively.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the most common problems with ed tech and how can they be solved?
Megan M. Allen, David Allen, John DeFlaminis, Mustafa Abdul-Jabbar, and Eric Yoak, along with readers, share their suggestions for ways teacher leaders can respond when new administrators are not thrilled with their role or presence.