The 'Total Physical Response' method to learning vocabulary is beneficial for students, especially English-language learners, to break down and analyze the roots and endings of vocabulary words.
The explanation-building process helps these 3rd grade students understand scientific processes.
The organizational tool gives students the opportunity to assess claims and develop a data-based argument to support the claims.
Outdoor exploration allows children to have fun while making sense of the world around them and developing their critical-thinking skills.
Tom Jenkins, a middle school science and STEM teacher in Springfield, Ohio, gives step-by-step instructions for building a do-it-yourself rocket launcher in the classroom.
An early childhood educator demonstrates how to drive conversation and critical thinking among young students by asking open-ended questions during a classroom read-aloud.
Jessica Hegg, a dual language teacher at Banting Elementary in Waukesha, Wisc., engages her 5th grade class in an innovative lesson that helps students practice speaking and listening.
A 5th grade teacher uses fractions to promote both language and math skills in her dual-language classroom.
By sharing and comparing formative assessment notes, co-teachers can evaluate how their students are comprehending information and structure their lessons around that.
William Leou, a 6th grade science teacher at the Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, uses an organizational worksheet to help students draw arguments from evidence.