Thinking logs incorporate both literacy and math skills by asking students to write complete sentences explaining how they solved an equation and arrived at a solution.
Middle school science teachers practice the '5 E' instructional model—engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate—to design learning sequences.
Second grade teacher Tita Ugalde explains how giving 'brain breaks' lets her students shake out their extra energy and refuel in between lessons.
Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray helps her 2nd graders understand different subtraction strategies by talking through their thought processes.
A middle school teacher in the Bronx neighborhood of New York shows her students how to take an engineering approach to problem-solving to better evaluate methods and outcomes.
High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling unpacks her strategy for engaging students in lively discussions.
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how he uses small discussion groups to help English-language learners engage with challenging texts.
Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray demonstrates a strategy for engaging young students in discussions about numbers and equations.
High school English teacher Kateryna Haggerty shares how her English-language learners develop key literacy skills through a station rotation activity.
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how his English-language learners prepare their literary analysis by working on a jigsaw activity.