Reading Response- Disrupting Thinking (Part 2)

In Part 2 of Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters, Beers and Probst discuss how teachers can develop responsive, responsible, and compassionate readers. The authors have created the BHH Framework to help cultivate the kind of readers we want. Below, I will briefly introduce the BHH Framework along with the accompanying questions:

  • (B)ook: What’s this about? / What did I notice?
  • (H)ead: What surprised me? / What confused me?
  • (H)eartWhat life lessons did I learn?

As this post is a “Reading Response,” I will be responding to selected questions that appear at the end of each chapter.

I’d also like to encourage you to read the book along with me and respond to the selected questions in the comment section. Continue reading “Reading Response- Disrupting Thinking (Part 2)”

3 Great Books About Classroom Management

What do a first-year teacher and a 30-year veteran have in common?

Both experience classroom management frustrations.

Many may dismiss classroom management as a rookie issue, but even teachers with years of experience need help with classroom management.

That being said, the help that a new teacher and an experienced teacher need is quite different. While one needs to build fundamental skills, the other can benefit by a reframing of perspective.

The following are my favorite books on classroom management. Because different teachers need different things, I have separated the 3 books by category: New Teacher, First Three Years, and Veteran Teacher. Continue reading “3 Great Books About Classroom Management”