Posts about: Best Instructional Practices

Recognizing the Different Ways Boys Learn

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

What does the Incarnation Have to do with Teaching?

As believers we seek to live a fully integrated life, weaving…

Helping Students with Learning Differences

The number of students with special needs seems to be growing. So what are we to do in our classrooms? How do we effectively address this growing need?

Questioning

“There’s no such thing as a stupid question.” Really? Teachers…

Exit Slips: Your Ticket to Closure

Since the pacing of even our most well-planned lessons can be so easily interrupted, what can we do? Exit slips allow teachers the flexibility to bring closure to a lesson at any point—a helpful tool for those days when the time has gotten away from you.

Cultivating our Minds: Active Learning in the Classroom

As teachers, we can empower our learners to become active agents in their own learning by providing opportunities for students to grapple with difficult tasks and concepts.

Research-Supported, Explicit Vocabulary Instructional Strategies

Words are a gift from God. Words allow us to communicate with…

Reflecting the Imago Dei

Imago Dei—Genesis 1:26 teaches us that mankind was created…

Learning or Work: What's the Focus of Your Classroom?

When I worked in the United States, I had the opportunity to…

Asking the Right Question

  I was recently at a conference where I got to chatting…