Whether you have a 1:1 classroom or can only get your hands on a few devices, technology can be used to meet individual students' needs or to foster collaboration between students. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed tools for reading actively online, language development, and focusing on the writing process rather than the product. Teachers also shared the challenges of using technology and experiences with blended learning.
Check out these easy and engaging ways to incorporate more drama into your secondary English classroom. This post outlines tactics great and small and provides some freebies and resources to get you started!
How do you individualize instruction in your classroom and allow students to pursue their interests? Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed the types of individualized learning they use in their classroom: project based learning, Genius Hour, and 20% time, and how they got started and introduced it to students. Teachers also shared past PBL units, final products, successes and obstacles. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.
English Teacher Margarita|William Shakespeare in Statistics Infographic. This blog post highlights an infographic designed to present some basic facts about the author and his works in a format that is palatable for ELL students. This could be used as part of a unit introduction for a Shakespearean work.