Better Classroom Discussions: How to Let Students Drive the Learning

Better Classroom Discussions: How to Let Students Drive the Learning by Harvey F. Silver  |  September 13, 2022 Visit most classrooms and you will see that one kind of dialogue dominates: recitation. Recitation is a teacher-directed process, where the teacher presents...

How to Accelerate the Learning of New Teachers

How to Accelerate the Learning of New Teachers by Harvey F. Silver and Matthew J. Perini  |  August 8, 2022 ”Clearly, the need to prepare a new generation of teachers is critical—especially since many who will be entering the profession this year may have received...

Let’s Make it Stick – A Commitment to Deeper Learning

Let’s Make it Stick – A Commitment to Deeper Learning Almost exactly two years ago, I was packing my bag and getting ready to go to Los Angeles. Jay McTighe and I had a large pre-conference session at the 2020 ASCD Annual Conference and also a special session on...

Because

Because For close to two years, because of the pandemic, I spent a lot of time with my grandchildren on online visits. They were ranging from 3 to 7 years of age when we started, and now two years later, they are 5 to 9 years old. How time flies. One highlight from...