David Ginsburg's students snuck out of class and threw books at him as he wrote on the board. His solution: Use a projector, a switch he recommends for several reasons.
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David Ginsburg cites a six-year-old's use of the word "penultimate" as evidence of the ultimate vocabulary-building strategy.
October 18, 2010
David Ginsburg addresses a key to proficiency in any academic subject: fluency in that subject's language.
October 10, 2010
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.
October 05, 2010
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.
October 03, 2010
David Ginsburg responds to Mike Schmoker's Ed Week article where he accuses Differentiated Instruction of having "corrupted both curriculum and effective instruction."
September 02, 2010
Welcome to my blog, where I'll be sharing practical insights, strategies, and resources that have contributed to classroom success for me and teachers I've coached--our failures included, since it's often what doesn't work in the classroom that gives rise to what does work. And indeed almost nothing...