Marlo Warburton, a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at Longfellow Arts and Technology Middle School in Berkeley, Calif., shares how greeting her students in the morning and expressing appreciation during dismissal are valuable opportunities for character building and for fostering teacher-student relationships.
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December 21, 2016
September 21, 2016
Joshua Kwon, an algebra teacher at Mariner High School in Everett, Wash., shares how he uses technology to assess and engage his students. He gathers student feedback through clicker questions and utilizes phones for communication and reference.
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 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.
July 13, 2016
Crystal Morey, a 6th grade math teacher at Enumclaw Middle School in Washington, uses learning menus as a differentiation strategy to help students become independent and engaged learners.
June 29, 2016
3rd grade teacher Maria Franco from Orange Grove Elementary School in Somerton, Ariz., teaches students about fractions by presenting them with a real-world scenario using watermelons. She activates students' background knowledge, checks for understanding, and concludes with a classroom discussion to promote a community of learners.
June 15, 2016
Kindergarten teacher Kristin Alfonzo at South Shore PK-8 School in Seattle engages her students in three-act tasks to solve addition problems. Students are given a visual representation that they analyze individually and with partners to model and determine strategies that will help them arrive at solutions.
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 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.