Browsing All posts tagged under »Inquiry«

say good-bye, ms. eddy

June 10, 2019


10 June 2019 Tomorrow’s the day when my students will take their final final exams and my colleagues will finish their grading, then clean and organize their classrooms for summer break. It’s the end of the school year! Woohoo! For me, though, it’s a different kind of ending. It’s the end of my 25th year […]

Talking Circles For Assessment, Instruction, & Motivation in ELA12

February 16, 2019


I hope that the urge for the social connection that is so strong in teens will inspire them join the circle of people talking about books.

Celebrating Curiosity, Inviting Inquiry

January 23, 2019


What happens when I have the courage to invite my students to question every claim, even mine, and never stop asking, "What evidence supports this claim?"