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The Unusual Stories Behind Words
BY ELFRIEDA HIEBERT
Learning the stories behind words can be intriguing. Creating word stories as part of your instruction can be a fun way to involve students in the adventure of language. Read More ›
How Philosophical Chairs Can Teach the Importance of Tolerance
BY KELISA WING
Philosophical Chairs is a teaching technique that is similar to a debate but really acts as a forum for classroom discussion that promotes mutual understanding, safeguards respectful conversation, and causes deep engagement into the subject matter. Read More ›
Using Authentic Texts to Connect With Your Students
BY MEGAN HOWE
Teachers, we have all made it more than halfway through the year! Congrats on achieving this feat yet again. I am marching my way through year 13 and while some things seem like old hat, there are certainly new surprises and challenges that pop up every year. Read More ›