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.
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August 31, 2016
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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.
August 03, 2016
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.
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 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.
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 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.