High school history teacher Jennifer Wolfe leads her students through a peer-revision process called Warm and Cool feedback as a way of improving their understanding of their own written strengths and weaknesses.
June 2015 Archives
Emily Park-Friend, a 7th grade teacher from Denver, demonstrates a lesson in which she asks her English-language learners to utilize various forms of "communicative functions" to prepare for deeper thinking.
Fifth grade teacher Madeline Noonan uses transitions as an opportunity to embed academic content, using word-of-the-day activities and "grab bag" quizzes. She says these strategies represent both management techniques as well as learning opportunities.
After collaborating with colleagues, high school math teacher Krista McAtee devises a lesson meant to help students understand graphing.