Posts about: Best Instructional Practices

The Importance of Healthy Teacher-Student Relationships

How can we help our students to learn? According to educational…

Getting to Know Your Students Online

“You should look into online teaching, Christine. I think…

A Magic Question?

Teaching is hard work. There is no such thing as a magic pill…

Knowing Your Destination

I travel a lot. As a result I have gotten pretty good at navigating…

Moving Towards an Inclusive Classroom

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. That kid over…

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.