Science teacher Tom Jenkins has students use data analysis as they engage in the engineering design process to build paper rockets.
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December 23, 2015
December 16, 2015
Sherwanda Chism, a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Winridge Elementary School in Memphis, Tenn., shares a strategy for eliciting student feedback using sentence frames. Students share what they notice and wonder about each other's work, then make revisions based on the feedback they receive.
December 09, 2015
Watch how eighth grade science teacher Julia Ward engages students in the engineering design process as they develop and test gliders.
December 02, 2015
Watch how high school AP English teacher David Olio builds a positive learning environment by having his high school students follow agreements for working together. Notice how using this strategy affects classroom culture.
November 25, 2015
Fifth grade students explore alternative energy by building wind turbines in this Boeing-inspired lesson. Watch students explore concepts of lift and drag as they build blades for wind turbines.
November 18, 2015
Teaching younger critical thinkers to move from the concept of the concrete to the abstract can be done by using curiosity to develop a larger umbrella of inquiry to set the tone.
November 11, 2015
Second grade teacher Becki Cope teaches her second graders how to work in groups. She uses specific roles to make sure all students are engaged in collaboration.
November 04, 2015
High School science teacher Tricia Shelton shares how she has transitioned her instruction to meet the goals of the Next Generation Science Standards.
October 28, 2015
Teacher Maricela Montoy-Wilson encourages her students to embrace challenging math problems and be articulative during peer discussion to justify their thought processes.
October 14, 2015
High school students lead student-lead conversations that involve rotating through different stations. Implementing movement in the classroom enables discussions to continue seamlessly.