Mad Science Station Labs – Plug and Play Science Stations. I have re-invented how station labs are going to look in my classroom and wanted to shared with you what I believe a much better solution to the traditional science station lab.
I’ve developed a system that I’m calling the Mad Science Station Labs Series. It is a plug in play system that allows the station to remain somewhat consistent throughout the year, but allows the teacher to interchange the content very quickly. There are eight total labs stations that the students will visit. They will be required to use all of their skills and they wind their way from station to station. The eight lab stations are listed below along with a synopsis of what happens at each one of them. Explore It! Illustrate It! Read It! Watch It!
Organize It! Write It! Professional Learning Community (PLC) - Deer Creek Schools. Deer Creek Public Schools Professional Learning Communities A Big Picture Look at Professional Learning Communities What is a PLC?
“A Professional Learning Community (PLC) is educators committed to working collaboratively in ongoing processes of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better results for the students they serve. PLCs operate under the assumption that the key to improved learning for students is continuous, job-embedded learning for educators.” —adapted from Learning by Doing Overview Brochure PLC Terms SMART Goals SMART Goal Worksheet Team Goal Setting Plan SMART Goal American Government SMART Goal 8th Grade Math SMART Goal 3rd Grade Team. 8 Exam-Prep Activities Students Actually Like. After Christmas break students will return to school for 8 days of review prior to taking their End of Course Exams. I can give my students a review packet with hundreds of problems, but that would only lead to them giving up, sleeping, and not even trying.
So below are 8 fun activities I created to motivate and engage my students in their final exam reviews. 1. Vocabulary Gallery Walk – Each student will be given a word to define and provide an example for. Students will use Sock Puppet or Go Animate to create a mini skit to define and example their word. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. PMI%20Chart.pdf. Jim Burke Troubleshooting. SIOP Activities per component A Newton 2 2013 23fmkwt. Instructional Strategies.
Formative Assessment Strategies - 60FormativeAssessment.pdf. Teaching Strategies. Strategy Warehouse - S2TEM Centers SC. Discourse Tools. Cubing_Jigsawcenters. Adaptive Schools Toolkit. Graphic Organizer Interactives & 18 Literacy Strategy Site (Vermilion Parish) Glossary of Instructional Strategies. Current number of strategies and methods: 1271 Last updated: 27 July, 2013 Definitions written by Kelly Jo Rowan. ©1996-2013 Kelly Jo Rowan. 10 + 2 (Ten Plus Two) Direct instruction variation where the teacher presents for ten minutes, students share and reflect for two minutes, then the cycle repeats. 1st TRIP (First TRIP) A reading strategy consisting of: Title, Relationships, Intent of questions, Put in perspective. 3-2-1 (Three-Two-One) Writing activity where students write: 3 key terms from what they have just learned, 2 ideas they would like to learn more about, and 1 concept or skill they think they have mastered. 5 + 1 (Five Plus One) Direct instruction variation where the teacher presents for five minutes, students share and reflect for one minute, then the cycle repeats.
A-B-C Summarize A form of review in which each student in a class is assigned a different letter of the alphabet and they must select a word starting with that letter that is related to the topic being studied. Acronyms. Instructional Strategies to Use per Lesson Planning Phases - instructstrategyplanphases.pdf. Instructional Strategies. Coop Learning info all. Differentiated Instruction Made Easier. Shuana Jordan Product Manager Differentiated instruction creates a learning environment that motivates students to learn and helps meet the diverse needs of individual students.
Technology supports differentiated instruction and provides the opportunity to improve teaching and learning. Below are instructional strategies that will encourage differentiated instruction, along with examples of how to apply these basic strategies and recommendations for supporting technology. Tiered strategy Tiered or scaffold activities can help you not only assess student readiness, but also meet students where they are in their understanding of the content. Have students research a topic of interest and create an online presentation on their findings to demonstrate their understanding and applications of key concepts. Reinforce/review strategy Implementing activities that reinforce and review concepts allows you to assess student readiness and evaluate student growth and understanding of the concepts.