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.
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December 13, 2017
October 25, 2017
A 5th grade teacher uses fractions to promote both language and math skills in her dual-language classroom.
October 04, 2017
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.
August 23, 2017
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how he uses small discussion groups to help English-language learners engage with challenging texts.
August 08, 2017
High school English teacher Kateryna Haggerty shares how her English-language learners develop key literacy skills through a station rotation activity.
August 02, 2017
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how his English-language learners prepare their literary analysis by working on a jigsaw activity.
July 05, 2017
High school teacher Christopher Maldonado shares how he uses an age-appropriate activity for his English-language learners to practice their pronunciation, speaking, and listening skills.
June 14, 2017
High school literacy teacher Christopher Maldonado shares how his English-language learners use dry-erase tables to visualize their thought processes and exchange ideas.
May 31, 2017
2nd grade teacher Anna Dearlove shares how she prepares English-language learners before a whole-class lesson. During small-group instruction, she reviews vocabulary and provides ELLs with sentence starters so that they are prepared to engage in class discussions.
May 17, 2017
Kindergarten teacher Elizabeth Iwaszewicz shares how she pairs native English speakers with English-language learners during a turn-and-talk exercise to improve their speaking and listening skills.