“he simple act of delaying the grade meant that students had to think about their writing. They had to read their own writing—after a few weeks away from it—and digest my comments…”
Fantastic flow chart from Celeste Ng: Did this go the way you expected? Yes? No?
A fun, abstract vocab puzzle in which students can add one letter per line, forming a pyramid of words.
Why you should stop looking for “real world” application and instead aim for “interesting.” The real world is often tedious and annoying. Interesting never is.
A few artists who create awesome mathematical art!
Any time we complain that a kid always or never does something, we should consider this same question: has anyone ever taught them how?
Here’s what we’re offering for online professional development in our first Summer Session at The Gifted Guild…
Last month, I asked which prompt of Depth and Complexity you’d get rid of. The results were pretty unanimous…
A handful of books I’ve read recently that stuck with me. Two teaching-related books, a biography, a book about, like, everything, and one great sci-fi novel.
Providing high-quality exemplars is only half the battle. Serve up a nice and terrible non-example, and you’ll highlight just what makes that great version so great.