Make Your Classroom Like A Guitar Circle Jam Session

I began playing guitar when I was five years old, and a guitar has been a constant companion of mine to this very day. Learning to play guitar provides some great challenges, but it also provides tremendous feedback. Notes are either right or wrong, and you know the status immediately. The guitar allows you to … Continue reading Make Your Classroom Like A Guitar Circle Jam Session

Reading – It’s Not Just For English Class!

Literacy is an essential skill for all students.  As such, the development of literacy skills needs to be a priority in every classroom.   In the book Turning High-Poverty Schools Into High-Performing Schools authors William Parrett and Kathleen Budge identify literacy development as one of the effective practices for developing a pedagogy of possibility (p. 143).  … Continue reading Reading – It’s Not Just For English Class!