Posts about: Best Instructional Practices

Preparing the Soil for Learning

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

Providing Meaningful Feedback

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

Maximizing Learning through Instructional Videos

Videos and video clips can serve as excellent instructional and…

'Tis the Season for Reviewing

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

Vocabulary Instruction: It Really Does Matter

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

Designing a Literacy-Rich Classroom

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

Connecting Field Trips to Learning Objectives

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

Recognizing Different Ways Boys Learn

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

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

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

Time for Review

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