Allyson Krogmann Jordan, an early learning coach in the Santa Monica-Malibu school district, uses storytelling to engage her students in a math lesson about spatial relations.
Natali Gaxiola, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Felton State Preschool in Inglewood, Calif., introduces counting collections to teach addition and subtraction.
Eighth grade teachers Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney share how peer teaching in small groups can give students a voice in the classroom.
This elementary routine encourages students to make sense of a math problem by listing what they both notice and wonder about the given information.
In Queens, N.Y., Maria Katsanos' 3rd grade class conducts scientific explanations through the "KLEWS" strategy—identifying what students already know, what they're going to learn, the evidence, their wonderings, and scientific words and concepts.
Chris Knutson, an 8th grade history teacher at Horning Middle School in Waukesha, Wis., shares how he incorporates learning conferences into his lessons.
Eighth grade teachers Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney share how a simple group activity can encourage student engagement and support English-language learners.
Youth Radio program leader and educator Teresa Chin introduces commentaries as a method of storytelling to high school students in Oakland, Calif.
By identifying how social skills—such as being respectful and staying on task—look and sound, students discuss how they can exemplify these traits to build a positive classroom culture.
Preschool teacher Stephanie Schillero shows how to introduce basic science, technology, engineering, and math concepts into her students' daily classroom routines.