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.
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November 23, 2014
November 19, 2014
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are creative ways to teach geography?
November 18, 2014
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.
November 16, 2014
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.
November 13, 2014
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.
November 12, 2014
The new question-of-the-week is: What is "close reading," is it important and, if so, how should I teach it?
October 28, 2014
Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones and Denise Flick share their thoughts on math instruction, as do a number of readers.
October 27, 2014
Anne Collins, Sue O'Connell, Alexandra Mattis and José Luis Vilson share their thoughts and suggestions about teaching Math in Part One of a two-part series.
October 22, 2014
This week's question-of-the-week is: "What strategies help math facts stick besides the old "drill the skill" and, if someone is not proficient at addition facts, can learning multiplication help or confuse?"
October 18, 2014
Today, three educators -- Ashanti Foster, Melissa Bollow Tempel, and P. L. Thomas -- and a number of readers share their thoughts on how to engage with race and class in the classroom.