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Dr. Sheron Brown's blog posts on close reading. This is a goldmine of information about the process.

Close Reading — Sheronbrownphd

All 41 School House Rocks CLIPS for the Classroom

If you teach English Language Arts, you have to watch this brilliant video of the Three Little Pigs - delivered Shakespearian style. Perfect for teaching CLOSE READING NOTATION, TEXT COMPLEXITY, and VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION USING CONTEXT CLUES. The challenging content is cushioned in a fun format. Great for middle grades through college! John Branyan - The Three Little Pigs (Full text: writingdeviant.wo...)

how a struggling reader's brain works differently {infographic}

We Are Teachers

Summative vs. Formative Assessments What’s the difference, anyway? Some like to think of the two as helping one another out – the formative assessments check progress along the way, while the summative assessment serves sort of as the ‘end survey’. While that works as a simplified explanation, there’s much more to it.

18 Rules You Must Follow to Ensure You Use Text Correctly on Your Website

Guide your students step-by-step through the process of writing a 5-paragraph essay. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. {Grades 4-8} $

Book Vs. Movie: Writing a Compare and Contrast Opinion Essay

Twitter / TeachingTricks: The socratic questioning process ...

Twitter / TeachingTricks: The socratic questioning process ...

prep a class that pushes boundaries for a substitute

Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity | Video on Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

How schools kill creativity

50 Resources For Teaching With iPads

50 Resources For Teaching With iPads

This American Revolutionary Literature Unit is common core aligned with detailed lesson plans included for easy day by day instructions! www.teacherspayte...

Age of Reason & The American Revolutionary War Curriculum Unit

How to Plan for the Day Before a Break | Teach 4 the Heart

How to Plan for the Day Before a Break | Teach 4 the Heart

Free: Ideas to incorporate more physical activities in your classroom.

Education to the Core: 10 Things You Have To Know When You Teach Reading

FREE! This “Socratic Seminar Teacher Observations (Summary)” is designed as a guide to enable a teacher to quickly document individual student performance on key parameters and summarize whole class performance. Five behavioral objectives are clearly stated. The guide also includes an area for debriefing notes.

Socratic Circle Teacher Observations (Summary)

18 Things to Consider When Decorating Your Secondary Classroom by Blog Contributors Created for Learning, Created by Mr. Hughes,Julie Faulkner, Laura Randazzo, Students of History, The Teacher Team, and Tracee Orman

Today by Krissy.Venosdale, via Flickr

This is awesome!

100 non-food rewards for students

Student rewards…that aren’t junk food! - 100 Days of Real Food

Many counseling worksheets on feelings, anger management, friendship, problem solving, etc.

Communicrate worksheets

Step Up to Writing Program

Step Up to Writing Program - Third Grade Faculty

How to Communicate More Effectively with Parents

How to Communicate More Effectively with Parents

I.C.E. — Introduce, Cite, Explain. An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room!

What to Do When You're Done With a Lesson But Not With Class Time

Alternatives to Free Time at the End of Class