Science teachers Barbara McCoy and Lynda Ehlers, and student teacher Lauren Wilson, from Webb Middle School in Garland, Texas, share how they foster effective teacher collaboration during coinciding planning periods and active participation within new teacher mentoring.
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May 25, 2016
May 11, 2016
Johanna Paraiso, a 12th grade English teacher at Fremont High School in Oakland, Calif., shares how she effectively utilizes technology in her classroom to improve and promote communication skills. Students are able to use Google Hangouts to collaborate with peers from other schools across the country.
May 04, 2016
Patricia Segura, a 9th grade math teacher at Fremont High School in Oakland, Calif., shows how she scaffolds math instruction for English-language learners to help deepen their comprehension. Students are able to build their vocabulary while simultaneously learning new math content.
April 27, 2016
Patricia Segura, a 9th grade math teacher at Fremont High School in Oakland, Calif., uses real-time feedback for English Language Learners to redirect their focus during group work activities and to identify exemplary academic language.
April 21, 2016
Julia Gelormino, a 1st grade teacher at Think College Now Elementary in Oakland, Calif., uses group discussion strategies to guide students as they solve addition problems and to support her English-language learners' use of academic language.
April 13, 2016
Emma Coufal, a kindergarten teacher at Think College Now in Oakland, Calif., shares how she uses conferences with students during reading workshops to differentiate her instruction.
April 06, 2016
Sean McComb, an English teacher at Patapsco High School in Dundalk, Md., uses the workshop model to engage students through self-directing learning. The strategy, he says, enables students to manage and asses their own progress.
March 16, 2016
Julia Gelormino, a first grade teacher at Think College Now Elementary in Oakland, Calif., shares how she develops questions that involve peer input and produce a variety of responses. This strategy encourages English Language Learners to practice using academic language.
March 09, 2016
Kristin Gray, a math specialist at Richard A. Shields Elementary in Lewes, Del., explains how teachers can use "time-outs," or spontaneous but strategic breaks from instruction, to get real-time feedback from colleagues during lessons.
February 24, 2016
Ninth grade English teacher Erin from Oceanside Senior High School in N.J., has students use peer feedback when revising their essays. Students critique each other's work to identify effective writing as they follow a five-step revision process.