Posts by Christina Gil
If you are new to project-based learning you don’t have to make the shift all at once. Here are a six baby steps that you can take to begin shifting your classroom toward PBL.
Being able to write well is important in life, and the more practice students have the better. However, it can lead to a lot for one teacher to read, so an English teacher shares three tips for getting students to write more without burning yourself out.
As a teacher, I've found there are two key factors for engaging a reluctant learner: choice and rigor. Here are my four tips for hooking them and keeping them hooked.
When confronted with facts that dispute already-held beliefs, people often believe more strongly, not less. Here's how to help your students overcome that tendency and become self-aware critical thinkers.
What can educators do about the spread of fake news and their students' inability to recognize when they have been fooled? Teaching them these eight lessons is a good start.
Teaching writing is not easy, especially if you have a large class with multiple students who need help. So here are are my six tips for holding efficient and mutually beneficial student-teacher writing conferences.
I've found that using mentor texts in my classroom is an effective way to get students to explore, develop and stretch their own writing. Here are six steps I suggest for implementing mentor texts in the classroom.