October 2010 Archives

David Ginsburg says using I-statements rather than you-statements is a key to eliciting cooperation from students rather than confrontation.

David Ginsburg cites a six-year-old's use of the word "penultimate" as evidence of the ultimate vocabulary-building strategy.

David Ginsburg says it's not too late for struggling teachers to get their classrooms back on track, and he provides a practical process for doing so.

David Ginsburg addresses a key to proficiency in any academic subject: fluency in that subject's language.

David Ginsburg provides guidelines for implementing the student feedback system he says "changed the climate in my classroom 180 degrees for the better."

Coach G says students are often off task because they have no task, and it's important, therefore, to make sure all students have something constructive to do at all times.

In his last post, David Ginsburg said teachers must assess and address individual differences among students. In this post, he describes how to do it.

David Ginsburg responds to Mike Schmoker's Ed Week article where he accuses Differentiated Instruction of having "corrupted both curriculum and effective instruction."


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