Are your lessons and units in need of some flavor? Spice up your instructional planning process with these fun resources!
Response to Intervention and the 3-Tiered Model
Preparing Students to Present
Prepare your students for real-world learning with this big list of sample projects, rubrics, and more.
Resources and Downloads for College and Career Readiness
Six Steps for Planning a Successful Project
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding
Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology
Improve student learning with these three strategies for effective differentiated instruction: knowing students' strengths, involving them in planning, and leveraging the strengths of fellow educators.
Students Matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction
Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths
Good assessment is frequent assessment. Any assessment is designed to provide a snapshot of student understanding—the more snapshots, the more complete the full picture of knowledge.
10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds
In this collection of tools and advice from Edutopia and the Web, find resources to help you adjust instruction in response to diverse learner needs and interests.
Differentiated Instruction: Resource Roundup
When students care about an assignment, they're willing to take greater risks and are more likely to excel in their product.
For students to ask questions, teachers have to start the ball rolling with questions of their own. Check your own methods and discover new resources.
New Classroom Questioning Techniques for the Best Year Ever
Design student projects that hit the sweet spot -- relevant to real life, challenging enough to be interesting, and achievable for diverse learners.
How to Design Right-Sized Challenges
This visual from Fractus Learning captures 3 versions of Bloom's Taxonomy: Bloom's original taxonomy, Bloom's modified taxonomy, and Bloom's digital taxonomy.
Keeping students captivated and ready to learn throughout the year is no small task. Here's a list of articles, videos, links, and other resources that offer strategies and advice for keeping them engaged in learning.
Student Engagement: Resource Roundup
Robert Marzano, an educational leader, conducted a meta-analysis of instructional strategies to determine which were the most effective.
Each student at Normal Park Museum Magnet School creates a unique “travel journal” to explore the themes of science and social studies units.
Travel Journals: Student-Created Textbooks
Here's a support sheet to help students scaffold their talk during group discussion. Laminate it & it will last!