Teaching Strategies

February 5, 2018
In the classroom, students who lack assertiveness skills may hesitate to share their thinking openly or ask clarifying questions when they’re confused, or allow a classmate’s bullying to go…
March 13, 2013
A Message from the Executive Director I PLAY THE RECORDER, and I’m part of an amateur ensemble. Rachel is our teacher and coach. From time to time, if we lapse into a moment of sloppy or careless…
July 23, 2011
By Emma Rose Roderick   The following, adapted from a paper by Emma Rose Roderick, was written in conjunction with a classroom activity that is available on this website, Work, Workers & the U.…
July 23, 2011
With the threat of war and terrorism in the news, it can be helpful to give students a chance to express their feelings. One way to support young people (4th grade and older) in dealing with…
July 23, 2011
"If people don't obey the law, you can't have a decent society." "But what about people like Gandhi and King? Without them India would still be ruled by Britain and the South would still keep…
August 28, 2006
To the Teacher: Polls have become a major, even the major, source of information during election cycles. They tell us, among other things, what the public views as key issues. In the materials that…