Marion Ivey, a kindergarten teacher at Longfellow Elementary School in Oakland, Ill., makes criteria for success accessible for young learners in their writing lessons so that they can facilitate constructive peer feedback.
Jade Talbot, a high school teacher at Castlemont High School in Oakland, Calif., engages in collaborative inquiry with her colleagues to receive feedback on creating an effective warm-up routine for her English-language learners.
First grade teacher Vanessa Miller and principal Naomi Smith at Central Park East II Elementary in New York give students the opportunity to learn through "playtime." They believe imagination and creativity can play large roles in social, language, and intellectual development.
Marion Ivey, a kindergarten teacher at the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow School in Oak Park, Ill., models a growth mindset as she teaches her students to give and use peer feedback to help them set personal goals in the classroom.
Joshua Kwon, an algebra teacher at Mariner High School in Everett, Wash., shares how he uses technology to assess and engage his students. He gathers student feedback through clicker questions and utilizes phones for communication and reference.
Tita Ugalde, a 2nd grade teacher at the Amanecer Primary Center in Los Angeles, gives her students "wait time" to think more deeply about their responses before answering her questions. Ugalde shares how this can help some students build self-confidence and persistence and also create a comfortable learning environment.
Joshua Kwon, an algebra teacher at Mariner High School in Everett, Wash., integrates computer science into math class by having his students create animations to deepen their understanding of algebra concepts.
Geneviève DeBose, a 7th grade ELA teacher at the Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists in New York, provides her students with bookmarks as a way to offer reading tips and discussion questions that support and heighten their reading comprehension skills.
Sarah Dietz, a 2nd grade math teacher at Graham Hill Elementary in Seattle, engages her students in mathematical modeling by using three "acts" of problem solving as they work to solve real-world subtraction scenarios.
Maria Franco, a 3rd grade teacher from Orange Grove Elementary School in Somerton, Ariz., takes a step back during lessons to promote independence and foster student conversations.