Four teachers discuss specific titles, and common elements, in books that students find popular, including the importance of being able to see themselves in the characters.
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June 24, 2020
June 21, 2020
Six educators share stories of sexual harassment at school and offer recommendation of how teachers can respond to it, including through educating themselves and students alike.
June 19, 2020
Three educators discuss why teachers should not believe or act like "they don't see color" and, instead, invite students to share their experiences of how race impacts their lives.
June 16, 2020
Four educators share ideas on how to leverage student background knowledge, including through using The Question Formulation Technique, word splashes, and sticky notes.
June 15, 2020
Seven educators explain the importance of tapping students' background knowledge in order to learn new content, and they describe ways to do just that, including through the use of surveys and anticipation guides.
June 14, 2020
Five educators discuss strategies for increasing the relevance of lessons, including by learning student interests and sharing the stories of scientists.
June 12, 2020
Four educators share ideas on how to help students see how lessons are relevant to their lives, including by listening, connecting to their experiences, and inviting them to create projects based on their own interests.
June 11, 2020
Three educators recommend ways that schools can adapt in the fall, such as emphasizing inquiry-based learning and building relationships.
June 10, 2020
Three educators share what they think school reopening should look like, including making it an opportunity to emphasize literacy and community connections.
June 09, 2020
Four educators offer suggestions for how to reopen schools in the fall, including highlighting the importance of "outside-of-the-box" thinking and leading with identifying goals first.