Here’s a list of interesting items to help intense students in a classroom setting. Fidgety tools, special sets, and even ear plugs!
Continuing the series on questions, we’ll take a look at a simple tool for analyzing your own questioning patterns.
We continue the series on questioning by looking at four types of questions: memory, convergent, evaluative, and divergent.
Asking questions is such a basic tool of teaching, yet how many of us have ever been taught to ask good questions? In this opening to a series about questioning, we’ll explore how to get students asking each other questions.
This month’s five most clicked curiosities from the Puzzlements.co newsletter
Here are three episodes podcasts I’ve listened to in the past month that particularly blew my mind. Only the first is specifically related to classrooms, but the others could definitely inspire your teaching.
Leading discussions is hard work. To grease the wheels, I developed two weird tics: re-stating and repeating louder. Both increase dependency on me, and enable students to become passive listeners.
Here’s the last 20 minutes of my keynote from Tennessee’s 2015 state gifted conference. Live audio synced up with my slides.
As teachers, we use tons of examples to illustrate concepts. But an example becomes even more powerful when paired with its opposite: the non-example.
The five most popular puzzlements from October, including: a 50 lane traffic jam, painting with light, and slow mo jello!