Last week's question was: What are the Do's & Don'ts of Project-Based Learning? Few people know more about Project-Based Learning than Suzie Boss, and she graciously agreed to respond to this "question of the week." In addition, several readers left thoughtful comments. Between them, I don't really have much to add. However, I have collected useful resources on multiple cooperative learning activities, including on Project-Based Learning. You might want to explore The Best Sites For Cooperative Learning Ideas. Response From Suzie Boss Suzie Boss is an education writer and consultant who focuses on project-based learning and social change. She is the ...


This week's "question of the week" is: What are the Do's & Don'ts of Project-Based Learning? Please share your thoughts in the comments, or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. The responses to these questions are going to turn into a multi-part series, so there will be plenty of room for contributions from readers. Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a selection of seven published by published by Jossey-Bass. You can send questions to me at [email protected] you send in your question, let me know ...


(This is the second post in a two-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here) Mary Lou Baker asked: "How can we best prepare our students for the common core in language arts?" As I mentioned in the last post, I have been no fan of the Common Core standards (see The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards). However, one of the key lessons I learned in my nineteen year community organizing career was that, though we should always recognize the tension inherent in "the world as we'd like it to be" and "the world ...


(This is the first post in a two-part series on this topic) Mary Lou Baker asked: "How can we best prepare our students for the common core in language arts?" I have been no fan of the Common Core standards (see The Best Articles Sharing Concerns About Common Core Standards). However, one of the key lessons I learned in my nineteen year community organizing career was that, though we should always recognize the tension inherent in "the world as we'd like it to be" and "the world as it is," living in the former seldom leads to success in the ...


Mary Lou Baker asks: "How can we best prepare our students for the common core in language arts?" Please share your thoughts in the comments, or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. The responses to these questions are going to turn into a multi-part series, so there will be plenty of room for contributions from readers. Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a selection of seven published by published by Jossey-Bass. You can send questions to me at [email protected] you send in your question, ...


Craig Perrier asked: What history myths are being perpetuated by textbooks that you attempt to break down/challenge in your classroom? How do you do that? My guests today do a great job at answering Craig's question, and I don't feel I can add much to their responses. However, I do have three resource collections that readers might find somewhat helpful: The Best Teacher Resource Sites For Social Justice Issues The Best Resources For Teaching "What If?" History Lessons History materials I use in my International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge class Three talented and experienced educators are sharing their thoughts ...


Craig Perrier asks: What history myths are being perpetuated by textbooks that you attempt to break down/challenge in your classroom? How do you do that? Please share your thoughts in the comments, or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. The responses to these questions are going to turn into a multi-part series, so there will be plenty of room for contributions from readers. Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a selection of seven published by published by Jossey-Bass. You can send questions to me at [email protected]..


(This is Part Two in a two-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here) Last week's question was: What is the best advice you would give to help an educator become better at teaching math? As I mentioned in Part One of this series, I have very limited teaching experience with math. Therefore, I'll defer to guest responses -- and reader comments -- from math educators. I do want to say, though, that people might be interested in the math resources I offer to my English Language Learner students, as well as the math materials I use ...


(This is Part One in a two-part series on this topic) Last week's question was: What is the best advice you would give to help an educator become better at teaching math? As someone with very limited teaching experience with math, I'll defer to guest responses -- and reader comments -- from math educators. I do want to say, though, that people might be interested in the math resources I offer to my English Language Learner students, as well as the math materials I use in the International Bacculaureate Theory of Knowledge course I teach. Today, educators José Vilson, Shawn ...


This week's question is: What is the best advice you would give to help an educator become better at teaching math? Please share your thoughts in the comments, or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. The responses to these questions are going to turn into a multi-part series, so there will be plenty of room for contributions from readers. Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a selection of seven published by published by Jossey-Bass. You can send questions to me at [email protected] you send ...


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