The situation with student buy-in is rough right now. And, if you're in the classroom, you know that's an understatement. We know the standard list of ways we are supposed to create a classroom that encourages engagement, motivation, and participation: set expectations and routines, make learning relevant to your students, including options for students choice,… Continue reading Increasing Student Engagement and Participation: A Trick They Didn’t Teach Me in PD
Tips, tricks, and useful information for high school philosophy teachers
How to Handle ChatGPT and AI-Generated Essays in the Classroom
Teachers everywhere are currently realizing that students now have an incredibly new, powerful tool for creating unique essays within minutes that are decent quality, and, most notably, not their own original work. If you haven't already, visit this new chat bot and go take a look. Ask it a few questions. Plug in your writing… Continue reading How to Handle ChatGPT and AI-Generated Essays in the Classroom
Who’s Behind The Unraveled Teacher?
For the better part of a year, we've been quietly working. Now that hundreds of educators trust us to deliver content right to their classrooms, we think you should all get to know us a little better! Q: Who's the person behind The Unraveled Teacher? A: I'm Alessandra, and while I do the bulk of… Continue reading Who’s Behind The Unraveled Teacher?
Online Videos for High School Philosophy
Here are some of my favorite Ted Talks and YouTube videos that I use in my IB Philosophy classes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb-WdVA4_bo This video very nicely discusses the trolley problem within the context of self-driving cars. Also check out the website he mentions that gives users a series of scenarios in which they must decide which group… Continue reading Online Videos for High School Philosophy