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Classroom teaching strategies and techniques
November 14, 2020

Classroom teaching strategies and techniques

OVERVIEW The jigsaw classroom is a research-based cooperative learning technique invented and developed in the early 1970s by Elliot Aronson and his students at the University of Texas and the University of California. Since 1971, thousands of classrooms have used jigsaw with great success. The jigsaw classroom has a four-decade track record of successfully reducing…

Strategic teaching strategies for math
October 15, 2020

Strategic teaching strategies for math

Instructional Strategies Mathwire.com Topics These strategies support active student participation in math lessons and allow teachers to assess the developing proficiency levels of all students in the class by walking around to monitor student responses. &nbsp These strategies are especially effective during the Mental Math part of an Everyday Mathematics…

Teaching strategies for visual impairment
September 15, 2020

Teaching strategies for visual impairment

There is a range of inclusive teaching strategies that can assist all students to learn but there are some specific strategies that are useful in teaching a group which includes students with visual impairments. In considering alternative forms of assessment, equal opportunity, not a guaranteed outcome, is the objective. You are not expected to lower standards…

Strategies for teaching children of poverty
August 16, 2020

Strategies for teaching children of poverty

You can do more good than you ever thought possible Teaching strategies for children in poverty are based on the fact that we now know that the brain is designed to change. If it can change for the worse (exposure to the elements of poverty), it can change for the better (exposure to enrichment). It’s no secret that kids from poverty have below average IQ scores…

strategies to teach phonemic awareness
July 17, 2020

strategies to teach phonemic awareness

Description Phonological awareness addresses the sounds of language. It does not teach the symbols that represent sounds, but rather the sounds alone. Instruction in phonological awareness includes the following: Word Awareness Word awareness is the knowledge that words have meaning. Students with word awareness can discriminate individual words in a passage…

Teaching strategies for comprehension
June 17, 2020

Teaching strategies for comprehension

Students who are good at monitoring their comprehension know when they understand what they read and when they do not. They have strategies to fix problems in their understanding as the problems arise. Research shows that instruction, even in the early grades, can help students become better at monitoring their comprehension. Comprehension monitoring instruction…

Teaching strategies for high school english
May 18, 2020

Teaching strategies for high school english

Not satisfied with students progress on district- and state-mandated tests - and after careful deliberation by administration and staff - the Edwards Middle School implemented the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Initiative in the 2006/07 school year. ELT has since become an integral part of the school day, where students receive an additional 60 minutes…

Strategies in teaching english grammar
April 18, 2020

Strategies in teaching english grammar

All educators agree that students are better writers when they have an understanding of grammar. To be effective writers in school and to effectively communicate later in life when in the workplace, students need to use proper grammar. But, what are the best methods for teaching grammar, normally thought of as a very boring topic? Educators do disagree on what…

Central Auditory Processing disorder teaching strategies
March 19, 2020

Central Auditory Processing disorder teaching strategies

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disability that affects how the brain processes spoken language and represents a major factor in the difficulties affecting people with communication disorders. People with APD have difficulty interpreting, storing and accessing auditory information despite normal hearing. In addition to hindering speech and language development…

Strategies for teaching informational text
February 18, 2020

Strategies for teaching informational text

One of the biggest complaints I hear about Common Core is the push toward informational texts. This is often accompanied by the complaint that we are no longer allowing students to read for the sake of reading. Just yesterday, a teacher said to me, I wish we could read novels. With all these informational texts, kids are losing the love of reading. Minutes…

Teachers strategies in teaching english
January 19, 2020

Teachers strategies in teaching english

If you re like most teachers, your classes have increasingly become more linguistically diverse. If you re looking for ways to meet the needs of students who struggle with or are just learning English, I am here to help! For the last eight years, I have had the fortunate opportunity to work with many students who are English language learners. It s been an exceptionally…

Teaching comprehension strategies curriculum k 12
December 20, 2019

Teaching comprehension strategies curriculum k 12

What are some effective ways to teach comprehension skills in grades K-3? The research on comprehension in the National Reading Panel Report was conducted primarily on students in grades four and higher. The research evidence indicates that teaching comprehension skills can improve comprehension for children in grades four and above. Put Reading First encourages…

teaching strategies for mental retardation
November 20, 2019

teaching strategies for mental retardation

Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID, formerly mental retardation) benefit from the same teaching strategies used to teach people with other learning challenges. This includes learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and autism. One such strategy is to break down learning tasks into small steps. Each learning task is introduced…

Global developmental delay teaching strategies
October 31, 2019

Global developmental delay teaching strategies

Global developmental delay has many causes which, as an end result, affect the functioning of the central nervous system. Causes can be genetic (e.g., Fragile X syndrome), or metabolic (e.g., PKU), prenatal (e.g., rubella or birth trauma), perinatal (e.g., prematurity or the result of a childhood injury or infection). Sometimes the cause for the condition is…

Teaching academic vocabulary strategies
October 1, 2019

Teaching academic vocabulary strategies

Teaching vocabulary within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is an essential component of standards-based curriculum alignment. Making the critical words second nature to our students will enhance achievement on assessments and will be useful in college and career. To process and store the academic vocabulary of the standards, our students’ brains require…

Teaching strategies for infants and toddlers
August 2, 2019

Teaching strategies for infants and toddlers

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Fun teaching strategies
July 4, 2019

Fun teaching strategies

Tips to help you close the book on the text-dependent classroom, while 8 fresh approaches that will make your Back to School Night memorable. How curriculum compacting teaching strategies can be used in your classroom. A look at how technology in the classroom can help you assess student writing. How you can implement a morning yoga sequence into your school…

Applied Behavior Analysis teaching strategies
June 4, 2019

Applied Behavior Analysis teaching strategies

Applied behavior analysts seek to break down and examine the fundamental human behaviors that most people take for granted. While the insights it reveals have applications in numerous fields, like prison reform, adult health and social sciences, applied behavior analysis, or ABA, is also well known for the benefits it confers upon teachers and students. Related:…

Strategies for teaching Social skills
June 1, 2019

Strategies for teaching Social skills

Students with disabilities who demonstrate appropriate social behavior are likely to experience positive peer and teacher relationships, increased participation and achievement in inclusive educational settings, and success in post-school work, educational, and social environments (McIntyre, 2003; Miller, Fenty, Scott, Park, 2010). In order for students to learn…

teaching multiplication tables strategies
May 2, 2019

teaching multiplication tables strategies

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone in the class could recall a multiplication fact up to 12 × 12 in less than 3 seconds? That’s my goal and I’ve nearly accomplished it for the third year in a row. It has taken admirable dedication and hard work on the part of my pupils and they’re now feeling rightly victorious. So how did they go about it? No Shortcuts There are…

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