Three teachers offer colleagues suggestions for this fall, including showing "grace" to students, parents, and themselves and emphasizing flexibility.
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August 06, 2020
August 04, 2020
Four educators share instructional recommendations for the pandemic-influenced fall, including setting boundaries and showing patience.
August 03, 2020
Four educators share ideas on how to start a pandemic-effect school year, including by organizing scavenger hunts and having students share and write captions for their favorite photos.
July 31, 2020
Three teachers explain how they are going to start the COVID-19-affected new school year, including by sending videos or letters to students before classes begin.
July 30, 2020
Three educators highlight the role of memory in learning, such as the importance of guarding against remembering "without understanding" and being strategic about when to emphasize memorization's importance with students.
July 29, 2020
Four teachers offer different perspectives on memorization in teaching and learning, including one suggesting it is the "foundation" of the creativity process and another saying she is "tormented" by the issue.
July 27, 2020
Using drama and gallery walks are among the ways to incorporate movement in teaching, say four educators who share their strategies.
July 26, 2020
Katie Hull Synieski and I share a book excerpt offering ideas on building relationships as our online or hybrid school year begins, including question starters and "show-and-tell" activities.
July 24, 2020
Four educators share ideas on how to use movement with students, including for learning vocabulary through the use of the Total Physical Response.
July 22, 2020
Three educators share ways to connect their students to community engagement, including through project-based learning and community-service projects.