Posts tagged with oral

Week 19 2013: Public Speaking


For reasons I’m not going to go into, many of my plans for the classroom did not come to fruition. The one lesson I did manage to teach my students though, was just FABULOUS! First, I must thank Andrew Dlugan at the Six Minutes site. This site is a great resource on public speaking and […]

Using no opt-out and its limitations with ELLs (and others)


Doug Lemov’s book, Teach Like a Champion, seems to be the hottest thing in teaching since the risograph. Some of the strategies can be problematic with EL students. The “no-opt out” strategy, in particular, is problematic with ELLs. “No opt-out” is essentially not allowing the student to give a non-response to a question you pose […]


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