Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher and Dominique Smith agreed to answer a few questions about their new book, "All Learning Is Social and Emotional: Helping Students Develop Essential Skills for the Classroom and Beyond."
Amber Chandler, Heather Stinson, Serena Pariser, Christine Hertz, Kristi Mraz, Ron Nash, Bradley Witzel, and Leila Ansari Ricci share their recommendations for classroom seating.
Jennifer Orr, Madeline Whitaker Good, Rich Czyz, Tan Huynh and Mark J. Westpfahl contribute their ideas on classroom seating arrangements.
The new question-of-the-week is: What are the best classroom seating arrangements?
Sonia Soltero, Kevin Jepson, Susan Gaer, Michele L. Haiken, Sarah Thomas, and Gloria Pereyra-Robertson offer suggestions for teaching ELLs in this series' final post.
In Part Four of this series, Luis Javier Pentón Herrera, Jennifer Orr, Dr. Lindsey Moses, Nancy Callan, Kelly Wickham Hurst, and Areli Schermerhorn, and Mary Amanda (Mandy) Stewart share instructional strategies to support ELLs speaking in class.
If you are an experienced educator, I invite you to contribute a response to an upcoming question.
Sandra C. Figueroa, Cecilia Pattee, Barbara Gottschalk, Michael D. Toth, Becky Corr, and Susan Michalski suggest ways teachers can help ELLs develop their English-speaking abilities.
Joyce Nutta, Carine Strebel, Jenny Vo, Dr. Catherine Beck, Dr. Heidi Pace, Pamela Broussard share their ideas for teaching speaking to ELLs.
Valentina Gonzalez, Sarah Said, Mary Ann Zehr, Dr. Jeff Zwiers and Dr. Maneka Deanna Brooks share strategies for encouraging English Language Learners to practice speaking their new language.