My book is now available for pre-order through John Catt Publishers!https://us.johncattbookshop.com/products/the-teaching-online-handbook
This summer, Jenn Naughton and I decided that quarantine homeschoolers needed a hand. Jenn founded the Secular, Inclusive Classical Teachers group on Facebook a while back, but we wanted to reach more people. So we started the Good Enough Homeschool podcast with the explicit goal of reviewing homeschool curricula to share what we liked andContinue reading “I’m on a podcast!”
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?”
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