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- The Power of the (Informal) Peer Observation
- Furniture in the Collaborative Classroom: Desks with wheels may be overrated
- Interrogating Language and Power with Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”
- Reflections on being a student
- Reflections on Co-Teaching
- Checklists to Promote Learning (and Independence):
- What if teachers had more time?
- Thinking Out Loud: What if Universities Harnessed the Power of K-12 Teachers?
- Wish List: “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad
- Application Season is Here & “Undermatching” is Still a Problem
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Monthly Archives: March 2014
Nearly half of all educators leave the profession by their fifth year. This is probably why Audrey Friedman’s Burned In: Fueling the Fire to Teach was required reading at my Master of Adolescence Education program. Our instructors wanted us to … Continue reading
Before students start writing their essays, they need to see what an organized essay looks like; they also need practice in organizing claims as well as individualized feedback. I’ve struggled with this aspect of writing-teaching because 1) It’s often unclear … Continue reading
Do you provide class time for independent reading? If not, consider this: I attended a professional development workshop this week in which participants were asked to prepare by reading “The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich. Some workshop participants read the … Continue reading