A repost from 2008:
The floorboards of our classrooms are rotting. How long have we waited for the final cave-in of each one!
All of us will be dropped, all akimbo, each at the right moment for us, into the waiting underground
Some years ago one of our group members had a chance to move to another school. I delayed publication of this to protect the group member in the unlikely event that my thoughts about the school got back to them.
Well, I'm feeling good about myself tonight. Not a very well attended back to school night but four kids came, the ones tucked away in a sea of heritage speakers, and each told me they love my class, it's their
So, here was today. Yesterday was a crisis, today not. Today was my first tableau with my hardest class. I was pretty nervous. My stomach was in knots all day, and I I also had 2 admin coming to
We have addressed this topic of common assessments in hundreds of ways over many years here. My thinking has evolved to keeping them separate from your CI instruction. Mixing the two doesn't work. This is the opposite of the TPRS
If we are to truly grasp the magnitude of Dr. Krashen’s Learning vs Acquisition Hypothesis in order to fully implement it in our teaching, we must guide our students away from using their conscious minds in our classrooms into greater
The advantages of WBYT as a CI teaching skill (over the batch of skills we used to have to remember) are great. Instead of having to consciously remember to do all of things listed below in class, which I found
This is a repost from 2008. Are the ideas expressed below still true?
What is actually going on in our own districts re: CI instruction? It is not a pretty picture. The four percenters who became teachers because they were four