Blogger Spotlight: Motivation in the Classroom

August 23rd, 2013

Every Friday we collect our favorite education blog posts from the week. This week’s Blogger Spotlight offers useful tips to keep your students motivated and engaged with classroom texts.

Close reading and the Common Core: Read Stu Silberman’s post for EdWeek outlining the standards for close reading.

A time for themes: Check out Historyfriend’s ideas for teaching US History thematically, rather than chronologically.

Collaboration in the classroom: Read Suzie Boss’s tips on how to encourage your students to learn together.

Goal setting with your students: Maurice Elias from Edutopia explains how setting positive goals can improve your students’ experience.

New to the classroom? Check out Matt Davis’s fantastic tips for beginning teachers.

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