Class Discussions Gone Digital

A colleague recently posted the following request for help in finding an interactive way for his students to respond to literature questions via class discussions. […]

And Now? Now Comment!

Writing is not always students' favourite activity in classes and I often find that sometimes it is just more beneficial to set writing for an […]

An Environmental Project - Food Waste

While thinking about projects for students, I couldn't help but remember an article by Julian Stodd on 12 Modes of Innovation  and how it is […]

Unwrapping Ethics - A Resource for Educators

Students do know what is wrong and right for themselves in their own contexts, but very often they also need guidance to think critically through […]

The Secret to Having Online Class Discussions That Engage Students

There are many meaningful discussions taking place right now about how to manage online conversations, leverage messaging, eradicate bullying, and ensure communication tools are used […]

Decisions, Debates and Discussions

Every educators has choices, no matter how complex they may be. Sometimes it may be easier to just focus on routine and teach grammar towards […]

The Three Cs of Online Discussion: Connection, Collaboration, Convenience

An online discussion thread should be a hub of activity, capturing ideas, questions, and resources outside of the classroom. We’ve discussed in many a blog […]

Globalization Course Uses Chalkup to Connect with Sister Class in Egypt

Tucked away in serene Andover, New Hampshire lives Proctor Academy. A picture of New England - fall foliage and all - this independent high school […]

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