Welcome to the One Thing You Might Try… blog page! Here, you’ll find an archive of each blog featured in this series created by the Stenhouse editors to give teachers a space to voice their ideas. Each One Thing You Might Try… piece features practical teacher-to-teacher ideas, strategies, and tips that are rooted in deeply held beliefs. This page will be updated regularly, so please keep coming back for more ideas!
We are proud to share a new blog series with you called One Thing You Might Try . . . written by teachers who are figuring out teaching and learning in their online or socially distanced classrooms and schools. None of them would claim to be “the expert,” but we think their collective expertise is invaluable.
In this piece, teacher and parent, Grace Choi, gives us some creative ideas on how to help kids enjoy and succeed in reading at home. This is the first installment in the new blog series brought to you from the editors at Stenhouse Publishers, One Thing You Might Try . . .
In this One Thing You Might Try . . . post, kindergarten teacher, Katie Keier, offers a few ideas for maintaining the critical aspects of shared reading and writing during virtual learning and creating “Read it again!” moments for young learners—no matter what instructional setting you find yourself in.
In this One Thing You Might Try . . . post, STEM integration coach, NCCE (Northwestern Council for Computer Education) Learning Specialist, and technology consultant, Victoria Thompson, shares a great technology tool that will invite your learners to share authentically—whether you’re teaching remotely, face-to-face or in a hybrid setting.