The new "question-of-the-week" is: Why do teachers avoid, or leave, high poverty urban public schools and what can be done to improve the situation?
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February 26, 2014
February 12, 2014
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?"
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.
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 03, 2014
Cheryl Suliteanu asks: How do we educate families about the ways in which they can support their children, without insulting their trust in us to do what's best, and while not placing blame? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. There will be p...
December 23, 2013
Attilio Galimberti asks: What are best practices to make a flipped classroom model work? 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. Critical reflections on the flipped classroom model are welcome,...
December 11, 2013
Shawn Blankenship asks: What are strategies to close the gap between new ideas and implementation? The question may need to be adjusted a little, but many educators are reading, sharing, learning, and growing together. However, what are ways in which we can put these new ideas into action in a t...
November 26, 2013
This week's question is: What are the unique challenges facing male teachers? Do they have it easier, harder, or the same as women educators?
November 13, 2013
This week's "question-of-the-week" comes from Fitta Astriyani: How can I deal with unmotivated students? I'm a little bit frustrated when I know my students don't do their homework and sometimes they talk during my lessons. Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to ...
October 28, 2013
This week's "question-of-the-week" is: What do you do when you're having a bad day in the classroom? How do you get over feelings of frustration? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. The response to this question will be a multi-part series,...