Dallas 5th grade teacher Anne Mechler shares how teaching mindfulness has helped her students focus. By encouraging students to be present, they have become more engaged in class.
December 2015 Archives
Science teacher Tom Jenkins has students use data analysis as they engage in the engineering design process to build paper rockets.
Sherwanda Chism, a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Winridge Elementary School in Memphis, Tenn., shares a strategy for eliciting student feedback using sentence frames. Students share what they notice and wonder about each other's work, then make revisions based on the feedback they receive.
Watch how eighth grade science teacher Julia Ward engages students in the engineering design process as they develop and test gliders.
Watch how high school AP English teacher David Olio builds a positive learning environment by having his high school students follow agreements for working together. Notice how using this strategy affects classroom culture.