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Special Education Bridging Distance for Learners With Special Needs
The schooling services that English-language learners and students with disabilities receive don’t always translate well to remote learning. Here’s how schools can help.
Corey Mitchell, September 16, 2020
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Student Well-Being How Schools Can Redeploy Teachers in Creative Ways During COVID-19
To address the complex academic and emotional needs of students who are returning to school—either physically or virtually—some schools are experimenting with new staffing models.
Catherine Gewertz, August 5, 2020
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Science Opinion Creating Posters Can Encourage Collaborative Thinking (Video)
Sabrina Van-Phanz, a middle school science teacher in New York, uses poster-making to engage her students in a brainstorming exercise.
Teaching Channel, August 1, 2018
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Teaching Opinion How I Became a Learning Leader
A member of the Learning Forward Academy Class of 2018 reflects on her experience.
Learning Forward, July 12, 2018
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Teaching Opinion Let's Make the Most of Teachers' Time Together
Are these five essential elements of effective collaboration present in your team?
Learning Forward & Stephanie Hirsh, February 8, 2018
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Teaching Opinion Empowering Students Through Peer Teaching (Video)
Eighth grade teachers Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney share how peer teaching in small groups can give students a voice in the classroom.
Teaching Channel, February 7, 2018
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Teaching Opinion A Simple Classroom Strategy for Increasing Engagement (Video)
Eighth grade teachers Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney share how a simple group activity can encourage student engagement and support English-language learners.
Teaching Channel, January 10, 2018
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Teaching Opinion A Co-Teaching Strategy: Sharing Formative Assessment Notes (Video)
By sharing and comparing formative assessment notes, co-teachers can evaluate how their students are comprehending information and structure their lessons around that.
Teaching Channel, October 18, 2017
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Teaching Opinion Designing Learning Sequences With the 5 Es (Video)
Middle school science teachers practice the '5 E' instructional model—engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate—to design learning sequences.
Teaching Channel, September 27, 2017
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Teaching Opinion A Teacher Reviews Her Strategy for In-Class Discussions (Video)
High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling unpacks her strategy for engaging students in lively discussions.
Teaching Channel, August 30, 2017
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English-Language Learners Opinion Supporting English-Language Learners With Literature Circles (Video)
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how he uses small discussion groups to help English-language learners engage with challenging texts.
Teaching Channel, August 23, 2017
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Mathematics Opinion A Kindergarten Math Routine: 'Tell Me Everything' (Video)
Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray demonstrates a strategy for engaging young students in discussions about numbers and equations.
Teaching Channel, August 16, 2017
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Teaching Opinion Teaching Literacy Skills to English-Language Learners (Video)
High school English teacher Kateryna Haggerty shares how her English-language learners develop key literacy skills through a station rotation activity.
Teaching Channel, August 8, 2017
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Student Well-Being Opinion A Classroom Strategy: Preparing English-Learners for Literature Circles (Video)
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how his English-language learners prepare their literary analysis by working on a jigsaw activity.
Teaching Channel, August 2, 2017
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