How to Plan a Successful Interdisciplinary Thematic Unit at Your School

Teaching a successful interdisciplinary thematic unit depends on strategic planning up front. Follow these best practices for success. Many schools are realizing the rich learning experiences that interdisciplinary thematic units can provide to students. But planning and coordinating a multidisciplinary learning experience can be a daunting proposition. The success of your interdisciplinary thematic unit depends[…]

Smart Tips for Long-term Instructional Planning

Unforeseen events can throw your long-term instructional plan off schedule. Follow these best practices to make your plan more successful. Effective teaching starts with effective planning. Without a well thought-out long-term instructional plan, your classroom will drift unevenly through the year—paced too slowly one week, crammed for time the next. Plan Around the Academic Calendar[…]