Instructional Activities to Engage Learners

By Nancy Mikhail Last week, I gave a workshop to a group of teachers about different activities to help increase student engagement in the classroom. Why is student engagement so important? Brooks and Brooks (1999) argue that  “when a teacher arranges classroom dynamics so that she is the sole determiner of what is ‘right’ in […]

Differentiating Instruction

By Nancy Mikhail I’ve been reading a lot lately about different types of learners and how they learn best. I studied the different learning styles during my credential program, however I’m brushing up on it now because I will be presenting on ‘Appealing to Different Learners’ in September. Differentiating instruction for students is probably the […]