Still more good teaching stuff in today's New York Times, this time from their Learning Network. (The previous stuff in this thread is from their Op-Ed Opinionater column.)
Today: "163 Questions to Write or Talk About"
Teachers tell us they use our questions to help students practice writing persuasively, as inspiration for lessons, as jumping-off points for class discussions and debates — or just to encourage engagement with current events and with students from classrooms around the world.
Suitable for writing or speaking classes. Students can also post their written responses for each question on the site so they can claim to be "published" in the New York Times.
The link: http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/12/163-questions-to-write-or-talk-about/?nl=learning&emc=learninga2_20120614