Student Centered Instructional Methods

I’m a teacher. Now what do I do?

There are several ways to engage learners in the classroom. Here are a few ideas if you get stuck.

Instructional Methods

Additional resources:


Assessment Ideas

There are so many opportunities to assess learning. When do you assess learning? How do you assess learning. Here are a few of my favorites.


Here are more places to find out about assessments.




How to Use the Team Building Infographic 

Many of you have used the infographics to enhance a teacher meeting, a workshop, or other educational experience. It’s so much fun to see how the infographics are being used around the world!

Here is how Dr. Chris Cavert uses this infographic in his Illinois (USA) classroom.


How have you used this infographic… Or others?


Intrinsic Motivation for the Classroom

Bring on the i.

I just finished reading several books about intrinsic motivation. None of the research is new, so why aren’t we incorporating intrinsic motivation into the classroom more?

Here are a few ideas I have on how to add some i to your classroom.

intrinsic motivation


Book to add to the reading list:

Why We Do What We Do by Edward L. Deci


I have recently been shocked at the fact that educators don’t really see the need for a rubric. They either find them too specific or too vague. But, I am not really sure they are seeing the big picture on this one. Rubrics are great for students and teachers.

Here are a few benefits:


What else would you add? How have they helped you?