Curious about the level of engagement of your students in your class?
This infographic will help you to understand about the engagement levels of your students. It is inevitable for teachers to know the engagement levels of their students so that they will be able to recognize and understand the status of their classroom, whether or not it is the highly engaged, well-managed or pathological classrooms. Having that in mind, the teachers can do something to improve the status of the classroom if it needs remedial actions before it becomes worst.
Very informative. I like that it shows there is no such thing as “perfect.”
Whoa - I never reblog, but this is incredibly useful. I’d like to map out my classes with this.
Reblogging to look at this more later!
think I’ve reblogged before, but so useful.
Put your name on the board! Those words spoken in a very stern voice accompanied by a teacher look was enough to whip the toughest student into shape. Except when it didn’t which for me was enough times to make me wonder. Could my discipline systems really be thrown out and replaced with nothing? Would chaos then reign supreme?
Do you allow students to answer a question with the response “I don’t know” in the classroom? Perhaps you should consider no longer allowing that phrase and instead offering up these five other ways that might get students thinking a bit more.
We make a lot of young adult book lists at STACKED, and I know how useful they are for collection development and reader’s advisory purposes. They’re useful enough for me when I write them or read the ones Kimberly’s written. So I thought I’d make a list of some of our book lists, for those who are interested in digging deep into the various genres and themes within YA fiction.
I’ll add to this periodically as we update our book lists so that finding them all in one place is easy, useful, and convenient.
Get Genrefied Series
All of these lists focus on specific genres or subgenres within YA fiction. They each talk about the defining characteristics of the genre (or format!), followed by a big book list, and other websites and blogs to explore that delve even further into the specified genre.
- Graphic Novels
- Historical fiction
- Verse Novels
- Mysteries and Thrillers
- High Fantasy
- Science Fiction
Other Thematic Book Lists
We’re fans of book lists, period, and we’ve made a number of thematic and trend-style book lists.
Contemporary Realistic Fiction:
- Stories featuring dynamic or interesting families
- Mental Illness
- Multiple Points of View or Alternative Formats
- Diverse and Multicultural Stories
- Memorable Settings
- Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n Roll: Edgy Stuff
- Grief and Loss
- Series Books
Other YA Book Lists:
- Horror (from School Library Journal)
- Teens in Witness Protection Programs
- Microtrends in YA Fiction: Reality TV, Missing Mothers, Kleptomaniacs, and More
- Ampersand Titles
- Set in the Summer Between the End of High School and Start of College
- Co-written YA Books
- Microtrend: Amnesia
- Secret Historical Societies of Teen Girls
- Complicated/”Unlikable” Female Characters
- Sex, Sexual Assault, and Rape: Discussion Guide and Reading List
- A Little Heart on the Cover
- Titles By Number
- Books That Happen in a Single Day — or Less
Helpful lists are helpful.
to the end of his triumph. | a poetry rec list centered around the myth of icarus.
#1. landscape with the fall of icarus* by william carlos williams [♔]
#2. musee des beaux arts by w. h. auden [♔]
#3. icarus by rebecca baggett [♔]
#4. icarus by wendy a. shaffer [♔]
#5. to a friend whose work has come to triumph by anne sexton [♔]
#6. icarus by christine hemp [♔]
#7. waiting for icarus by muriel rukeyser [♔]
#8. icarus* by edward field [♔]
#9. failing and flying* by jack gilbert [♔]
all links go back to a sideblog i made specifically to post these poems, so they shouldn’t break. list art is landscape with the fall of icarus by pieter bruegel, which served as inspiration for the first two poems. list title is from failing and flying. my personal favorites are indicated with a *. order is intentional but not mandatory. enjoy!
After I posted my thoughts on big book causality, I received this question in my ask box:
The Short Answer
My short answer to the question of whether or not I find it disingenuous to suggest that being male might have had some effect on John’s success is… no. Not even a little bit. Not at all.
The Long Answer
My long answer is (as one might suspect from my the length of my last blog entry)…. long.
Teaching is a lot like acting, a high-energy, performance profession that requires a person to act as a role model. But when teachers go through training and professional development, the performance aspect of the job is rarely emphasized or taught. Acknowledging this aspect could be a missed opportunity to restructure ways teachers learn new skills and tactics.
I’ve always said my theater minor was more helpful than some of my education classes.