It seems that Itake forever to figure things out. Take thesis statements, for example. Or rather, take teaching thesis statements. I was having no luck at all getting my student to understand what I was talking about. Then on Monday I showed them a couple videos, and suddenly a bunch of them really understood what I was talking about.
This was the first one:
And this was the second:
At the end of these two short videos, most of my students were able to write halfway decent thesis statements.
Why didn’t I think of this sooner?