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Reflecting on a Year of Teaching during COVID: Breakout Sessions

May 25, 2021

Breakout sessions are a great tool to increase interactivity and a sense of community online. If you’re teaching a large class, breakout sessions allow students to have smaller group discussions that might not otherwise be possible. If you’re teaching a smaller class, breakout sessions are still a useful tool that lets students discuss different issues simultaneously and then bring their insights back to share with the rest of the class.

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Two Ways of Teaching History

Mar 31, 2021

History teachers face a perennial challenge: how to cover an increasing amount of content in a finite amount of time. Every year, there’s a little bit more history to add, but there are never more school days to cover it.

SRM’s Associate Editorial Director of Humanities, Ilene Goldman, compares two methods of teaching history.

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The Wonderful World of Commas, Part I

Feb 26, 2021

Because a comma can change the meaning of a sentence, understanding a writer’s intent and applying commas judiciously can be the most challenging part of a copyeditor’s work. Regardless of what rules a specific style guide follows or which side of the Oxford comma debate you’re on, one thing is true: SRM copyeditors have your back.

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Reflections on 2020 as a Disruptive Year and Questions for the Future

Jan 28, 2021

Six Red Marbles’ President & CEO, David Goodman, reflects on the disruption caused by COVID-19 and poses questions about the future of education.

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