Maria Perryman, a 6th grade teacher at the George B. Armstrong School of International Studies in Chicago, has students write exit slips using fewer than 140 characters. This strategy helps students quickly reflect on their learning while providing feedback on her lessons.
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August 03, 2016
July 27, 2016
Tita Uglade and Marciela Rodriguez, 2nd grade teachers at the Amanecer Primary Center in Los Angeles, share how they collaborate on teaching and assessment strategies to support their English-language learners.
July 06, 2016
Maria Perryman, a 6th grade teacher at the George B. Armstrong School of International Studies in Chicago, shares how she experimented with blogging in class to engage her students in literature. The exercise, she says, combined discussion skills with literary analysis.
June 08, 2016
Geneviève DeBose, a 7th grade teacher at the Bronx Studio School For Writers and Artists, differentiates instruction by using stations. She shares how she uses data during the planning process and co-teaches with special education teacher Linda Aldebot to meet the diverse needs of her students.
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.
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 30, 2016
Emma Coufal, a kindergarten teacher at the Think College Now School in Oakland, Calif., shows how reading instruction can be personalized through a workshop model. She holds mini-lessons and conferences with students to build both their reading and language skills.
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.
January 27, 2016
Nicole Gavin, a 2nd grade teacher at William Paca Elementary School in Baltimore, Md., shares how she scaffolded activities to support students' learning while promoting academic language. Watch students ask and answer questions to understand key details in informational texts.