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CCSS reading. EL Ch7 2011. Annenberg Learner - Teacher Professional Development. Marilyn Burns Math Blog. Multiplication Bingo has long been one of my favorite games, and I recently introduced it to students who have been committing the multiplication facts to memory.

Marilyn Burns Math Blog

(More about how the students are studying the multiplication facts appears at the end of the blog.) 2 3 Rdg Participant Handouts and Trainers' Resources 5 17 16. Reading Royalty: Analyzing Running Records - MSV Made Easy with a Freebie! Since mid-year benchmark testing is here, I thought it would be helpful to talk about getting the most information out of those running records as possible.

Reading Royalty: Analyzing Running Records - MSV Made Easy with a Freebie!

Analyzing errors and self-corrections in running records can give you SO much information. This information can help you to determine what your students are using to decode words and what they need to work on. Take a running record of a student reading a passage or short text aloud. Be sure to record what their errors are above the word they read incorrectly or self-corrected. Need running records? WebbsDOK. Rekenrek 0308. Google Docs - create and edit documents online, for free. 2c80ff eb3e25af119a45e4963829691bc16642. Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk. "What makes me enjoy talking the most," explains Milo, a Year 3 student, "is that everybody’s listened to you, and you’re part of the world, and you feel respected and important.

Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

" Oracy -- the ability to speak well -- is a core pedagogy at School 21, a London-based public school. "Speaking is a huge priority," stresses Amy Gaunt, a Year 3 teacher. "It's one of the biggest indicators of success later in life. It's important in terms of their employability as they get older. It's important in terms of wellbeing. Oracy is taught during assemblies and wellbeing classes, but "it's embedded into every single lesson," says Gaunt.

From forming different groupings to using talking points, learn how you can integrate strategies for effective talk in your classroom. Out of This World Literacy : 9 Essential Questions When Planning For Guided Reading. I've been asked so many times how to plan for guided reading.

Out of This World Literacy : 9 Essential Questions When Planning For Guided Reading

Teachers ask me: AZk12 - Professional Development for Educators. What is the Arizona Technology Integration Matrix?

AZk12 - Professional Development for Educators

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, collaborative, constructive, authentic, and goal directed (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments.

Reading Workshop Strategies. Reading Workshop is a powerful way to structure your reading class.

Reading Workshop Strategies

Using this model involves encouraging your students to choose their own books as well as providing significant amounts of time for them to read independently. By allowing your students to choose their own books, you can foster a love of reading that will last a lifetime. Research shows that when children spend more time reading, they become better readers. With a little guidance and encouragement from a teacher who loves to read, students can learn to select appropriate books and discover joy in reading.

To find out more about this approach, select one of the topics below or scroll through the items on this page. ~ Laura Candler Featured Reading Workshop Freebies Reading Workshop Works Webinar (Two formats) Reading Workshop Works MP4 Recording - View online below - Click the play button on the image below to watch the webinar right from this webpage. Power Reading Workshop: A Step-by-Step Guide. Why 2016 is about Work / Life Integration. Guest Editor, Life WORDS BY Vanessa Bennett | Guest Blogger ...not Work / Life Balance In today’s society, work/life balance seems to be the Holy Grail that everyone strives for, yet very few achieve.

Why 2016 is about Work / Life Integration

Graffiti Gist Protocol. Questioning Toolkit. Essential Questions These are questions which touch our hearts and souls.

Questioning Toolkit

Jose Popoff: 10 reasons why I believe students should blog. Teach Me: Student-Led Instruction Strategies. Teaching tools, tricks, and ideas are an essential component of a teacher’s ‘arsenal’ when it comes to having engaged students and strong teachable moments.

Teach Me: Student-Led Instruction Strategies

The one tool that I rely heavily upon is a concept I termed as ‘Teach Me,’ though you may heard it called by other terms. Simply, the idea behind Teach Me is when the teacher lets the student teach a concept to them. The student goes through the whole concept, or study, giving it to you in extreme detail. What it basically means is that your student becomes the teacher; teaching it to you. Benefits of the "Teach Me" Learning Exercise 4 Specific Goals of Student-led Instruction 1.

Top 22 digital technology in the classroom tools your colleagues are using in... A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms. I was supervising a teacher who was enrolled in our program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that focused on developing student self-knowledge, ego strength, trust and community in classrooms.

A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

We had created a manual with over 50 classroom lessons. EL Education. Are You a Teacher-Leader? - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - edchat, edreform, leadership. Teachers are master problem-solvers. Fierceconversations. PL Standards. Standards. Increasing the effectiveness of professional learning is the leverage point with the greatest potential for strengthening and refining the day-to-day performance of educators. Standards for Professional Learning is the third iteration of standards outlining the characteristics of professional learning that lead to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results. Learning Forward, with the contribution of 40 professional associations and education organizations, developed the Standards for Professional Learning.

(See the Standards Revision Task Force and the Standards Advisory Team.) The standards make explicit that the purpose of professional learning is for educators to develop the knowledge, skills, practices, and dispositions they need to help students perform at higher levels. Technology Integration Matrix. Blooms Taxonomy Flip Chart for Student Use.

Student-Led Conferences

Learning Targets. Plan for Diverse Learners. In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and crew are so intimidated by the Wizard's enigmatic personality that they struggle to talk with him on equal footing. Fear and frustration overwhelm them as they blindly accept a suicide mission to slay the Witch of the West. In return, they each receive a treasured prize: a heart, a brain, courage, and a way home. Resources and Downloads for Differentiated Instruction.

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