I am also proud that California English was the first discipline specific journal to publish an article about Outrageous teaching (Feb 09).
The method of Outrageous Teaching and lesson planning techniques are described in my new book above, Teaching Content Outrageously: How to Captivate All Students and Accelerate Learning, Grades 4-12.
This book is available at a discount on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles' web sites.
How To Post Outrageous Lessons/Outrageous Class Management Suggest
You can either post your Outrageous lessons as a comment to the appropriate content area in the post below, or e mail it to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also post your Outrageous classroom management suggestions by submitting a comment to the post on classroom management below, or e mailing it to me at: email@example.com
All successful Outrageous lessons will be published along with additional suggestions
Saturday, January 31, 2009
Teaching English/Language Arts Outrageously
Language arts easily lends itself to Outrageous instruction, and there are lots of such examples in the book. In addition to teaching literature, Outrageous teaching can also be used to make 'boring' grammar and writing content exciting to students. It flexibility allows it to be widely applied to the most frustrating ideas to teach and learn.