I had the honor of being asked to present at ResearchEd US 2020 this week. My talk focused on curriculum and planning in the online classroom. More here:https://researchedus2020.wordpress.com/2020/08/11/evidence-supported-instructional-practices-simplicity-vs-rigor-in-the-online-classroom/
Today, I signed a contract with John Catt Publishers to write a book on teaching online for K-12 classroom teachers.
On a daily basis, integrating interval spaced, interleaved retrieval practice can be a lot of effort for the harried teacher. Making up new quizzes, figuring out how long it’d been since it was practiced, grading quizzes–I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just want to throw my hands up in frustration. I’ve got other thingsContinue reading “Retrieval Practice for the Busy Teacher”
At the K-12 level, studying the classics means something slightly different than it does at the secondary level. Typically, we’re discussing neo-classical education, which is both very old and very new at the same time. If you’re a regular public school teacher, odds are that you were taught to facilitate students’ construction of meaning fromContinue reading “Why Classical Education?”
When I began to contemplate homeschooling, I was a public school teacher uncomfortable about what I saw going on in public schools. I went and looked up books, blogs, and podcasts. Eventually, I found The Well-Trained Mind. I liked it, but I wasn’t convinced. Many things sound good in theory, but are terrible in effect. Because IContinue reading “How did I get here?”