Entries related to: differentiation

Adapting a Poster Lesson for Students at Any Level

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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Helping Parents Understand How They Can Support Their Child in PBL

Building community connections is an ongoing challenge that almost every school faces; albeit...

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“Just in Time” Promising Practices For Educators By Educators

In New York City, a team of folks are gathering promising practices from all over town and...

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Using Line-Up Time for Extra Learning Opportunities

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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Monster Match: Using Art to Improve Writing

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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High Quality Project-Based Learning with Jennifer Pieratt

Congratulations to Jennifer Pieratt!

Jenny was recognized with Smartbrief Education's monthly ...

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Un-Columbus Day

Columbus Day is around the corner, and while many schools and municipalities have changed the...

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Preparing Students to Access Complex Texts

The power to read is one of the most precious gifts any teacher can bestow upon his or her...

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Building Literacy Skills Through Storytelling

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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Word of the Day

In a classroom where language takes center stage, a student dealing with communication issues or...

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Putting Thoughts on Paper: Start with a Storyboard!

As a special education teacher, I know many students have trouble analyzing text and recalling...

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5 More Things English Learners Need From Classroom Teachers

The beginning of the year is always a busy time as we welcome many new families to our district....

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Visual Scaffolding Tips for ELLs

Differentiating language for English Language Learners (ELLs) while delivering grade-level...

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I Want to Get Better at... Teaching ELLs

No matter where you teach, you probably have English Language Learners (ELLs) in your school...

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I Want to Get Better at… Differentiation

Differentiation is one of those things that never seems like it can be 100% mastered. Once you...

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Reach Your Students With Poetry (No, Really!)

April is National Poetry Month, and unfortunately, poetry has a bit of an optics problem.

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I Am Going To The Getty Villa! An Ability Guidebook

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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Doing Poorly on Purpose: Why Smart Kids Choose to Not Do Well

As a teacher myself, I feel your pain when a capable student chooses -- yes, chooses -- not to...

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Setting the Tone for All Learners with Visual Cues

Inclusion practices have moved many students from special education rooms into mainstream...

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Getting Started with Number Talks

Are you using number talks in your classroom? If not, it might be time to start! Number talks...

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