Monthly Archives: February 2014

Guilty by Association

Every teacher has a special student in their class. You know what I am talking about. He is not in your top class, but there is something unique about them. He constantly asks questions for clarification, raises his hand for … Continue reading

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Argument Writing: Murder mystery scenarios aid in explaining evidence

Who killed Fannin? Engaging students in authentic real-life challenges is very difficult for many educators, but it is vital to student learning. One resource which supported my efforts in teaching argumentative writing, a new Common Core Writing style, comes in the form of … Continue reading

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Writing Strategy: Verbalize It

Sitting in a doctoral class a few weeks ago, my professor had everyone stand up in front of the room of 20 seasoned professionals and share the outline of what might eventually be our dissertation. I would speculate the room … Continue reading

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