** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1.
Without a doubt, this “tool” was revolutionary and allowed public schooling to flourish. It did for teaching what the printing press did for journalism. Wow! Forget the computer, the projector, whiteboards, ipads and cell phones. The good old “slate” wins hands down. It is immortal and will always have a place of prominence in instruction.
In my teacher training, one of my fav. lessons is about “Using the Board”. Not as simple a thing as it sounds. Check out my presentation and see if you do all these things at all times (I don’t but continue to work at it!).