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Check your work!

How to check your writing effectively. Teachers often tell their students of the importance of checking their work. “Always check your work.”“Make sure you leave enough time to check your answers.”“Don’t forget to read back what you’ve written.” But telling has very little effect when students don’t know what it means or how to doContinue reading “Check your work!”

Conformity or Respect?

I recently had a conversation with some teachers about rules in the classroom. I started by asking them what rules they would establish in their classrooms, and I gave them some time in groups to write up their lists before comparing and discussing and narrowing them down to a single list that all groups agreedContinue reading “Conformity or Respect?”


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