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.
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.