Posts about: Best Instructional Practices

Preparing the Soil for Learning

What makes teaching effective? How do we prepare the learning…

Providing Meaningful Feedback

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One of the most challenging—and most rewarding—aspects of…

Maximizing Learning through Instructional Videos

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Videos and video clips can serve as excellent instructional and…

'Tis the Season for Reviewing

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In school settings, December frequently signals the end of the…

Vocabulary Instruction: It Really Does Matter

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As teachers, we all know the importance of helping students develop…

Designing a Literacy-Rich Classroom

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It has been said that learning travels on language, and there…

Connecting Field Trips to Learning Objectives

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One of the many perks of teaching internationally is the availability…

Recognizing Different Ways Boys Learn

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Boys and girls are different. They play differently, relate differently,…

Homework: To give and how much to give, that is the question

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So, how much homework do you give per night? How do you determine…

Time for Review

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In many school settings, the end of December and/or beginning…