When voting isn’t enough

On a teacher’s group, a question recently came up (again) about listening rubrics. After one or two comments, this was the reply as to why it should be okay to use one that includes eye contact as a requirement to “meet standard” as listening in...

Slap down those disruptive kids

  After a posting about techniques to handle neurodiversity in the classroom, this response was seen on a teachers’ list: …if the kid speaks English twice during a given class or disrupts me or other students twice in a given class, they have to go to...