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Jan'17

Picture Books in Middle and High School

Picture Books for Older Students Plan now to avoid SPRING SLUMP. In many schools, May is the winding down month …

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Jan'17

Oral Book Report Prep

Practice together, then assign students oral reports on independent reading books. Adapt the handout for a whole class or small …

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Jan'17

Talk Teaches

Sentence Starters Invigorate Conversation   Guided talking teaches students to think, listen, and rethink. Observing students talking teaches teachers what they …

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Dec'16

Midyear – THE TYRANNY OF TIME!

  Reflection and Projection on Practice Are you a new teacher? A veteran in the classroom? Or a student teacher …

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29

Nov'16

Cross Curricular Resources

Update Your List of Lesson Planning Web Resources Please take a few minutes to explore these resources recommended by Rebecca …

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Sep'16

Evaluating Proposed Solutions

Educators today are using blogs as a way for students to practice writing persuasive and argumentative essays based on current events. …

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Sep'16

OKAY LATE Pass

MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF   High school and college students often have complex schedules. Events in and out of school …

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Aug'16

Digital Storytelling

Cross-Curricular Writing Teachers in elective courses sometimes struggle to design lessons that teach the content and skills of their courses when …

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Aug'16

Students Starters Enhance Teaching

Student Starters Now is a good time to plan on releasing more responsibility for learning to your students. The first …

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Aug'16

Activating Strategies for Reading

Reading: Activating Thinking Here is a chart strategies to get students thinking about new units, new books, or new readings.  Many are interactive …

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