Here's what it means to be a culturally responsive teacher and where critical race theory ties in—or not.
«While more than half of public school students are students of color, most schools are organized around the mainstream culture of white Americans. The culture that many students experience at home and in their communities is not always represented at school—or is represented in a stereotypical way.»
Feynman Technique (coined after techniques used by physicist Richard Feynman) mental model allows one to learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms.
A deep dive into the Feynman Technique, a method designed to learn through teaching. How can we upgrade it with a few teaching principles?
«This distinguishes it from a static memorisation of facts. That being said, there’s still room for improvement. The Feynman Technique 2.0»
Teachers all over the country describe problems that touch every aspect of our culture and society, from technology dependence to stats-obsessed bureaucracy to a post-COVID behavior crisis.
This is the dilemma that every game designer, form creator and teacher faces. Writing an instruction manual, doing a survey, creating a map–they’re all difficult tasks because of the tr…
One obvious way to promote inquiry learning in your classroom is to design lessons and units that benefit from, promote, or require it.
«“children want to understand the world around them, and naturally reveal their interests by asking questions – sometimes even too many questions! As educators, we may feel pressure to keep going with our intended lesson plan or to get to our ‘point.’”»
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