Posts about: Best Instructional Practices

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…

Thinking in an "On-Demand" World

Our world is increasingly fast-paced. Everything around us, from…

Congeniality as a Classroom Value

This academic year, every other issue of OnPractice has focused…

Back to Basics for ELLs

All students benefit from techniques teachers implement to support English language learners (ELL), and vice versa, many of the techniques good teachers use naturally can particularly help ELLs. Here are three specific techniques teachers implement to make content accessible to English language learners.

Hands On Mathematics

“Struggling in mathematics is not the enemy, any more than…

Creativity Counts

When I was in school, I had the privilege of having an excellent…

Teach Through a Learning Simulation

Use simulations to solidify and expand learning