Provide Choice in the Classroom: Five Ways I Give Students a Voice and Choice

Let’s face it, no one likes to be told what to do all the time or to be micromanaged…not me, not you and certainly not our teenage students. So why do we continue to teach this way?  For years I taught this way because I didn’t realize I was doing it.  I taught like I Read more about Provide Choice in the Classroom: Five Ways I Give Students a Voice and Choice[…]

Creating Thematic Units for Upper Level Learners

Recently, I have loved reading on social media about how people have organized their classrooms, decorated their boards and what they are doing in their classrooms.  What I noticed in these threads is there is a lot of discussion about lower level instruction and a lot of frustration about higher level courses and what to Read more about Creating Thematic Units for Upper Level Learners[…]