Chela Delgado, a 12th grade teacher at the Coliseum College Prep Academy in Oakland, Calif., and Matt Colley, a 9th grade history teacher at Oakland Technical High School in Calif., share how they use civic engagement projects to help their students become college, career, and community ready and recognize themselves as agents of change.
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Fallon King, a 2nd grade teacher at Cedarhurst Elementary in Burien, Wash., and Kaia Tomokiyo, a kindergarten teacher at Southern Heights Elementary in Seattle, have students share their scientific ideas in whole-class discussions. Students can add on to each other's ideas and or present new ideas to share different thinking models.
October 19, 2016
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.
October 12, 2016
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.
October 05, 2016
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.
September 28, 2016
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.
September 14, 2016
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.
August 31, 2016
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.
August 24, 2016
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.
August 17, 2016
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.