The new question-of-the-week is: What is "close reading," is it important and, if so, how should I teach it?
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November 12, 2014
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.
October 14, 2014
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are constructive ways teachers can deal with issues of race and class in the classroom?
July 08, 2014
Here are all my posts related to implementing the Common Core.
June 29, 2014
Craig Perrier asked: How do you teach globalization? It's an important issue, one that's highlighted in the above photo I took recently at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. on a recent visit. Four educators -- John T. Spencer, Diana Laufenberg, Jennifer D. Klein, and Jason F...
June 26, 2014
Craig Perrier asks: How do you teach globalization? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. There will be plenty of space for reader comments.You can also send questions to me at [email protected] you send one in, let me know if I can use ...
June 23, 2014
(This is the last post in a two-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here.) Bill Younglove asked: The Common Core State Standards' final draft settled upon this phrase: "Scaffolding, as needed." How best can a teacher gauge students' "need" when dealing with complex text? Part One featu...