In a column called "Big Reward for your Teaching Strategies", Patrick and Jay Mathews invited teachers to "send in effective teaching strategies" and they would publicize strategies that seem effective/provocative/useful. Since Patrick is a former psychology teacher, I bet he would love for our community to participate!
I suspect I don't agree with Patrick (or Mr. Mathews) about many current educational issues (Patrick and I had many LIVELY discussions when we attended the Nebraska Wesleyan Psychology Institute together), and I think that disagreement is productive. I value their thoughtful arguments about education issues, and I love that they are inviting teachers to submit their creative ideas.
Ideas can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with “teaching strategy” in the subject line. Let's get them some good ideas! I'm trying to figure out what to send in ...
posted by Rob McEntarffer