This week's question-of-the-week is "I am a college student currently in a children's literature class so my question is...How will I get my early elementary students engaged in reading? What strategies can I use to make sure they will fully understand the books we read? How can I ensure that I will create life-long readers?"
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February 12, 2014
February 10, 2014
Today, Tanya Baker from The National Writing Project discusses implications The Maker Movement has for different content areas, National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau elaborates further on its connect to STEM, and Leslie Texas and Tammy Jones make a connection to Project-Based Learning.
February 08, 2014
Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager provide explain The Maker Movement in Part One of a two-part series on the topic.
February 05, 2014
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: "How can schools best embrace the Maker Movement to promote inquiry and learning seven days a week?" Please share your responses in the comments or via email.
February 01, 2014
In this final post in a three-part series on teaching character, educator and author Lester L. Laminack shares his thoughts, as do many readers. Larry also posts a related chart as "food-for-thought."
January 29, 2014
Maurice J. Elias, Dr. Sherrel Bergmann, Dr. Judith Brough, and Thomas R. Hoerr share their contributions in Part Two of a three-part series on teaching "character" in schools.
January 25, 2014
Educators David B. Cohen, Jason Flom and Debbie Silver contribute their responses in this first of a multi-part series on the topic of teaching character in schools. Larry also shares some of his own thoughts and concerns.
January 22, 2014
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: What approach to character can an educator take? Even if one decided to try to teach character, can it be done?
January 18, 2014
The last in a four-part series on parent engagement. Today's post highlights responses from Darcy Hutchins and Mai Xi Lee, along with many readers' comments.
January 14, 2014
I've just begun a weekly ten minute BAM! Radio Network podcast where I interview a couple of guests who have written responses to the "question-of-the-week" at this blog.