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.
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September 28, 2016
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.
September 07, 2016
Joshua Kwon, an algebra teacher at Mariner High School in Everett, Wash., integrates computer science into math class by having his students create animations to deepen their understanding of algebra concepts.
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.
August 10, 2016
Kaia Tomokiyo, a kindergarten teacher at Southern Heights Elementary in Seattle and Fallon King, a 1st and 2nd grade teacher at Cedarhurst Elementary in Burien, Wash., share how teachers can use nonfiction texts to teach students about scientific modeling and inquiry.
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 20, 2016
Kaia Tomokiyo, a kindergarten teacher from Southern Heights Elementary in Seattle and Fallon King, a 1st and 2nd grade teacher from Cedarhurst Elementary in Burien, Wash., share how they engage younger students in scientific modeling through observation and discussion.
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.