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Sentence-Phrase-Word: Capturing the essence of a text | Art Least. In this post I will describe the Sentence-Phrase-Word thinking routine. It is a routine that helps learners engage meaningfully with a text with a focus on capturing “what speaks to them”. It also calls for them to justify their choices which makes it a useful springboard into a speaking activity. Step 1 After reading a text ask students to identify: a sentence that was important, meaningful to thema phrase that moved thema word that struck them as powerful Students can work individually, in pairs or in groups. Step 2Students can present and share their selections of sentences/phrases/words. Step 3 After sharing invite students to reflect on the discussion. Step 4 If possible, post all answers in the classroom and provide some time for students to think again on their classmates’ sentences/phrases/words.

Classroom experienceI have tried this routine on two occasions so far. The second time was with Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree while working on the topic of deforestation. Like this: Thinglink in the classroom. Class Games For Secondary Students - Fun Class GamesFun Class Games. Sometimes High School classes can be mundane and boring. However, if you play these games in class either at the start of class as a warm up or at the end of class as a reward, it will sure motivate your students one way or another.

Here is a list of the best games to play in a high school classroom. Greedy Pig Year level: Early – mid secondaryEquipment: 1 x die, a whiteboard to tally the scoresDuration: 10 – 15 minutes (this may significantly vary depending on student engagement)Aim: To tally up as many points as you can before a 3 is rolled Rules: This class game is good to introduce probability.

Variances: If you wish, the number ‘3’ doesn’t have to be the greedy pig number but instead the students may choose what the number will be (this is generally decided by the winner for the next game). You may also wish to spice this up by adding 2 dice to the game and making the greedy pig number 7. Variances: Words will vary depending on the year level. For example#1: ‘What are you doing?’ Free Printable of the Week: Interview a Classmate. Last week, I posted a free printable to give your class at the start of school to help them get to know you (the teacher). This week's printable will help you in the equally important task of helping your students get to know each other! There are tons of ways to do this, but if you're swamped and don't have the time to plan an elaborate activity, use this! Make copies of this page (one for each student). Pair up your students (preferably so the partners don't know each other very well).

Instruct the partnerships to talk and fill out the "Interview Your Classmate" printable. Download the full size printable: Interview a Classmate [PDF] Squarehead Teachers has taught a variety of grades ranging from kindergarten to higher education in the United States and abroad. The Most Important Thing I've Learned from Teaching. After five years teaching in low-income schools, I’m moving on next year to a small public charter school. I thought I would feel more sad or disappointed in myself about leaving, but I’m not. I feel good. I know that deciding to stay in an environment that I knew was draining me would have been neither brave nor heroic but damaging.

Anyway, I’ve been in a very reflective mood lately, as I often do at the closing chapter of something important in my life—my senior year of college, the final months of the school year, the last bite of a particularly awesome cookie (“Man, the ratio of batter to chocolate chips was really powerful and evocative.”) I talked about many of the changes I’ve undergone in a previous post, but I left out what I think the most important lesson is that I’ve learned so far in the classroom. If you’d asked me at any pre-teaching time in my life whether I hated anyone, I would have assured you that I don’t.

I hated him. This is not the way to teach. Join me? Love, Teach. 5 Quick Tips for Secondary Classroom Management That Actually (I Promise You!) Work. This fall I will begin my sixth year of teaching, which is still weird to see written down because it seems like just yesterday I was struggling through my first. (And second. And probably third, too, for good measure.) Classroom management was my biggest struggle in those beginning-teaching years. I went in suspecting I would have classroom management in the bag because I'd had pretty extensive experience working with kids from babysitting, being a camp counselor and other volunteer-type roles. But as it turns out, managing a classroom was way different and way more difficult than anything I'd done before.

In my first year, I had no procedures in place and thought that my students wouldn't learn if I wasn't always nice to them. Because of this, I had zero control over my classroom. In my second year, I overcompensated for my leniency the previous year and behaved somewhat like a dragon. My third year is when things started to even out. 1. 2. 3. "I love doing Monday morning share! 4. 5. My First Day of School Questionnaire. Is it just me, or is there something about this school year that makes this back-to-school season particularly exhausting?

I'm so tired and slept so hard last night that I woke up and thought my nightstand was a Viking and threw a pillow at it. Anyway, school starts this week for me, so yesterday I found myself needing to make a first day of school questionnaire. You know, something to keep the kids busy on those first few minutes while you're out in the hall wrangling lost 6th graders and unworking lockers.

In past years, I've made them more "real" get-to-know-you questions, like "Tell me about your family," and "What are your interests? ", but this year: So, thus was born this first-day-of-school questionnaire: 1. Here's to the weirdest year ever. What would you add to this questionnaire? Love, Teach P.S. Lättläst realia. Kulturbuss_resmalslista_kommunordning_2015.pdf. Omtalat.nu | Connor dog av en enda dos Spice – nu sprids hans bild för att varna ungdomar.

Kamratbedömning förbättrar skrivande i engelska. Hennes licentiatsavhandling Learning from giving feedback: Insights from EFL writing classrooms in a Swedish lower secondary school baseras på observationer och insamling av elevtexter från två klasser i årskurs 8. De arbetade i ett tre veckor långt arbetsområde med att lära sig att skriva svarsbrev på engelska. I arbetsområdet ingick att medverka till att ta fram bedömningskriterier och att i grupper läsa, bedöma och kommentera andra elevers svarsbrev.

Viktigt att involvera eleverna – Jag tycker att det är viktigt att involvera eleverna i skolans bedömningspraktik, det ger dem möjlighet att ta ett större ansvar för sitt eget lärande. – När jag själv använt mig av kamratbedömning i min undervisning så har eleverna ibland frågat varför de skall lägga tid på att hjälpa andra i deras lärande. Jag ville därför titta närmare på kamratbedömningen ur givarens perspektiv, vad lär sig egentligen eleverna av att bedöma andra elevers texter? Gjorde ändringar i sina egna texter Text: Agneta Grönlund. 9 Fun Bonus Questions for Secondary Final Exams. Whether you want to attach actual credit to these questions is your call, but here are nine goofy bonus questions to make your students smile, relax, and be even more certain of your insanity at the end of their final exam. Bonus question #1: When is Ms. Smith's birthday? A) October 13th b) February 7th c) July 54th d) Ms. Smith has no birthday because she is an alien. Bonus question #2: What is the Spanish word for Christmas?

A) Navidad b) Navimom c) Navigranny d) Navistepsister Bonus question #3: Who is excited for winter break? A) ME!!!!!!!! Which of the following words correctly completes the line from "‘Twas the Night Before Christmas? " But I heard him exclaim as he drove out of sight, “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good ____!” Bonus question #5: The traditional food and drink left for Santa Claus is… a) Cookies and milk b) Doritos and Red Bull c) Water, grapes, and a protein bar d) Tuna casserole and expired milk Bonus question #6: Bonus question #8: Free Response.

Webbstjärnans kursportal. Stipendier - Lärarnas Riksförbund. Helge-priset Inom skolan finns massor av kompetens, erfarenhet, idéer och uppslag som behöver uppmuntras och visas upp. För att främja nya initiativ på olika nivåer inom skolan har Helge Ax:son Johnssons stiftelse därför inrättat Helge-priset. Helge-priset kan sökas av enskilda lärare eller av mindre lärarlag som vill pröva, utvärdera och/eller dokumentera pedagogiskt utvecklingsarbete baserat på forskning och beprövad erfarenhet i syfte att förbättra undervisningen, höja kunskapsnivån och sprida framgångsrika modeller.

Fyra olika stipendier kommer att delas ut inom Helge-priset; ett för förskolan, två för grundskolan och ett för gymnasieskolan/vuxenundervisningen. Varje stipendium är på 125 000 kronor. Sista ansökningsdag är den 1 februari. Mer information och ansökningsblankett finns på haxsonj.se. Stipendium för fortbildningsdag Ni tillhandahåller en fortbildningsdag för er som kört fast och vill komma igång. Ni blir erbjudna att använda utvalda läromedel från Natur & Kultur under 1 år. Alice Tegnér - sångstipendium - Lärarstiftelsen. Lärare kan söka stipendier för utveckling av undervisningen i sång ur Alice Tegnérs fond. Fonden grundades av medel, insamlade som minnesgåva till Alice Tegnérs 75 årsdag. Den överlämnades till centralstyrelsen för Sveriges allmänna folkskollärarförening 194o.

Alice Tegnér anförde vid överlämnandet att donationen främst borde avses att främja de yngre barnens sångutbildning. Alice Tegnér komponerade klassiska barnvisor som ”Bä, bä vita lamm”, ”Mors lille Olle och ”Ekorrn satt i granen”. I år är det 150 år sedan Alice Tegnér föddes. Ansökningsperioden pågår till den 1 februari 2015 och ansökan sker på ansökningsformuläret nedan. Beslut meddelas senast den 1 april 2015. • Ansökan ska ske direkt i det digitala ansökningsformuläret. . • Om fler än en lärare söker måste samtliga göra en ansökan och på ansökan måste övriga sökande framgå. • Under punkt 6 i ansökan skall du ange vilket belopp du söker. . • Om aktivitet ej genomförs ska erhållet bidrag återbetalas. Innovationer för lärande - Lärarstiftelsen. Läxhjälp och undervisning online.

Relationer, ramar & respekt - så skapar läraren studiero i klassrummet - Lärarförlaget. Hur kan lärare skapa studiero i klassrummet? Hur utvecklar man ett positivt ledarskap och en ömsesidig respekt? Och hur bemöter man de elever som ständigt stör? Här intervjuas en rad lärare i årskurs F–9 från olika delar av Sverige samt några experter, forskare, speciallärare och specialpedagoger. De berättar konkret om olika sätt att förebygga och hantera stök i klassrummet. Flera av lärarna vittnar om hur kunskapsresultaten förbättras när man börjar se ordningsproblem som skolans ansvar, inte elevens eller föräldrarnas.

Boken vänder sig till dig som är lärare i grundskolan, speciallärare, specialpedagog, skolledare eller lärarstuderande. Hasse Hedström, journalist och fotograf, har också skrivit boken L som i läsa, M som i metod – om läsinlärning i förskoleklass och skola, utgiven på Lärarförbundets Förlag. Innehåll. OneNote for Teachers - Interactive Guides. 13 Strategies to Improve Student Classroom Discussions. Samantha Cleaver Leo Tolstoy's The Two Brothers tells the story of two brothers who are offered the opportunity to find happiness. One chooses to go on a journey and finds happiness—as well as difficulties—along the way, while the other stays at home and leads a happy but uneventful life.

When Jasmine Williams' fifth-grade students at Carter School of Excellence in Chicago read The Two Brothers, they discussed this question: Which brother made the better choice? Williams' students sat in a circle, holding their books and graphic organizers filled with notes. "I believe the older brother made the best decision," said one student, "because in the text, the author said that he weighed all the negative possibilities and risks first.

" Citing textual evidence is about more than rattling off quotes from the story. Discussion is a perfect place to develop students' ability to use textual evidence. Choose texts that inspire debate.