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Teaching Channel: Common Core Connection - gives students three ways to write higher-order questions: Frayer Model, Costa's Level of Inquiry and Verb Starters Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Materials, Teaching Art, Teacher Resources, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Teaching Channel

Writing Higher Order Questions

Thristene Francisco uses Costa's Levels of Questioning and the Frayer Model to teach students to write higher order questions. She encourages students to use their personal reactions when writing questions.

Watch as one grade writing teacher makes a vocabulary lesson interactive. Using some great classroom management techniques, this teacher gets her students to have fun while learning vocabulary. Name of lesson is called Kick Me.

Kick Me: Making Vocabulary Interactive

Jody McCauley uses address labels to spice up the practice of thinking through analogies. Each student has a worksheet with one part of the analogy that they must match up with a word on another classmates back. Ms. McCauley advises using this activity for pre-teaching or review. The general principle of the activity can be adapted to any topic.

The Wingman: engaging reluctant learners Check out this classroom video on Teaching Channel. Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Art, Teaching Channel, Whole Brain Teaching, Effective Teaching

The Wingman: Engaging Reluctant Students

Middle school ELA teacher Sean Paris encourages participation from reluctant students by having them monitor the participation of their peers. When Sean appoints a student to be a wingman, the student tracks the frequency and type of participation from the group. Sean explains how this strategy engages students who are reluctant to participate in class discussion.

See how highlighting mistakes and not giving a grade on a math test enhances student learning. This grading strategy also builds a classroom culture that values risk and learning from mistakes. Student Learning, Teaching Math, Teaching Tools, Teaching Channel, Teacher Lesson Plans, Education Quotes For Teachers, Art Education, Secondary Math, Math Test

Highlighting Mistakes: A Grading Strategy

Leah Alcala explains how she helps her students learn from mistakes through a grading strategy. When grading tests, Ms. Alcala highlights student mistakes rather than marking or correcting them. She passes back tests without grades so that the students can focus on learning from their mistakes. They have the opportunity to learn from her and their peers before re-taking the test at a later date.

Terrific strategy for student led conversations. Conver-stations starts with students talking in small groups. Through movement of a few group members, discussions points and views are transferred to different groups. Teaching Channel, Teaching Skills, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Science, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Design

Conver-Stations: A Discussion Strategy

Sarah Brown Wessling uses movement during small group discussion to help students deepen their conversations. Sarah asks only some students in each small group to move with each topic switch, allowing those students to carry the conversation from their previous group to the new group. By the end of the conversations, the students are able to synthesize all of the ideas into rich statements about an essential question.

Here are lesson ideas for teaching multiplication and division to the Common Core. This lesson aligns with Common Core Standards: Use this and other great videos to help your students learn multiplication and division. Teaching Division, Math Division, Long Division, Teaching Multiplication, Teaching Math, Maths, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Resources, Creative Teaching

Reasoning About Division

Fourth grade teacher Lynn Simpson helps her students to understand division by exploring partial quotients and discussing multiple division strategies. In the first part of the lesson, students reason about related problems to make sense of the partial quotient strategies. In the second part of the lesson, students participate in a "True/False" activity to determine whether an equation is true or false. In this activity, students share their reasoning with a partner and engage in discourse…

Here are lesson ideas for teaching multiplication and division to the Common Core. This lesson aligns with Common Core Standards: Use this and other great videos to help your students learn multiplication and division. Teaching Division, Math Division, Long Division, Teaching Multiplication, Teaching Math, Maths, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Resources, Creative Teaching

Reasoning About Division

Fourth grade teacher Lynn Simpson helps her students to understand division by exploring partial quotients and discussing multiple division strategies. In the first part of the lesson, students reason about related problems to make sense of the partial quotient strategies. In the second part of the lesson, students participate in a "True/False" activity to determine whether an equation is true or false. In this activity, students share their reasoning with a partner and engage in discourse…

"I Noticed" and "I Wondered" feedback strategy - Strategy for student to student feedback for any grade level. Using sentence frames, students can critique other students' work with valuable feedback. Reading Comprehension Strategies, Writing Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Learning Theory, Play Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Habits Of Mind, Feedback For Students

I Noticed & I Wondered

Students in Sherwanda Chism's class critique each other's work by sharing what they noticed and what they wondered. Sherwanda shares how receiving peer feedback motivates students to improve their work and describes what happens when students give critical feedback.

Accessibility strategies is a great way to offer differentiated instruction. Watch as one school embraces accessibility strategies and implements them through leadership and content teams. Instructional Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas, 21st Century Learning, 21st Century Skills, Student Centered Classroom, Math Coach, Teaching Channel

Implementing New Instructional Strategies

The math content team supported the implementation of accessibility strategies by: talking about implementation in team meetings, co-planning a lesson which used the strategies, and participating in a demonstration lesson and debrief. The schoolwide leadership team supported implementation by: educating themselves about the program and working with the math coach and content team to share the strategies with teachers across the school.

Check out this classroom video on Teaching Channel. Improve teaching practice through observation and coaching. Reflective Practice, Teaching Channel, Effective Teaching, 21st Century Learning, Teacher Lesson Plans, Instructional Coaching, New Teachers, Thats The Way

Measures of Effective Teaching: Observation

Through observations and coaching, 7th grade civics teacher Brian Mulvaney improves his practice. Principal Brent McBrien discusses how he uses a rubric to guide his observations of teachers. Brian goes over the components of the observation process: pre-conference, observation, and post-conference. JoAnn Parrino talks about her role as a peer evaluator. After teaching his lesson, Brian debriefs with Brent and discusses how the observation process has improved his teaching practice.

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Facilitating Peer Learning

Students in Mark Egger's seventh grade math class take ownership of math content through dialogue, peer teaching, and presentation. As students work at table groups, the teacher asks questions to push students to explain their thinking and to encourage them to talk about problem solving with one another.

Math teachers know that different students approach the same problem in different ways. Watch a video that shows how teachers can take advantage of the multiple approaches students take to solve a single problem. Teaching Fractions, Adding Fractions, Maths, Circle Graph, Core Learning, Date Ideas For New Couples, Teaching Channel, School Leadership, School Videos

One Problem, Many Approaches

Students in Erlinda Fazio's 6th grade math class use multiple strategies to compare and add fractions. Students utilize fraction strips and circle graphs in the lesson. The teacher employs the "build it, draw it, write it" model to reach students with different learning styles.

How a growth mindset and linked learning can lead to developing expertise. Psychologist Carol Dweck discusses how ConnectEd uses Linked Learning to increase student engagement and build their confidence. Link And Learn, Teaching Channel, Cross Curricular, Student Engagement, Growth Mindset, Public School, Science, Education, Math

Carol Dweck on Linked Learning

Carol Dweck talks about how growth mindset intersects with integrated learning. Carol explains that growth mindset is a framework that allows deeper learning to take place. She talks about the value of Linked Learning and describes how growth mindset is at work at ConnectED.

One way to use texting in your classroom is for quick assessment of student learning. Watch you can allow students to text during class while gaining valuable information. Keep checking back for more ways to incorporate texting into lessons. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Methods, Teaching Materials, Teacher Lesson Plans, Teacher Video, Teaching Channel, Effective Teaching, Digital Literacy

Text What You Learned: Using Technology to Assess

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Accessibility strategies is a great way to offer differentiated instruction. Watch as one school embraces accessibility strategies and implements them through leadership and content teams. Instructional Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas, 21st Century Learning, 21st Century Skills, Student Centered Classroom, Math Coach, Teaching Channel

Implementing New Instructional Strategies

The math content team supported the implementation of accessibility strategies by: talking about implementation in team meetings, co-planning a lesson which used the strategies, and participating in a demonstration lesson and debrief. The schoolwide leadership team supported implementation by: educating themselves about the program and working with the math coach and content team to share the strategies with teachers across the school.