Are your lessons and units in need of some flavor? Spice up your instructional planning process with these fun resources!
All points of arts integration -- from implementation in the classroom and engaging students, to linking the arts with core curriculum -- are covered in this roundup of useful Edutopia blogs, articles, and videos.
Arts Integration: Resource Roundup
Explore resources related to recognizing and valuing student knowledge, input, and expertise and building student-centered learning environments where students make decisions about how learning happens.
Resources on Engaging Student Voices
On-the-spot scaffolding is an essential skill for teachers. Check out these three strategies for assisting students when they struggle.
On-the-Spot Scaffolding for Students
With a lesson-sized learning target, students can focus on what they’re trying to learn in that specific lesson. When yesterday’s lesson leads to today’s lesson, which leads to tomorrow’s lesson, students move toward achieving the curricular goals and mastering the state standards you’re ultimately trying to teach.
The Lowdown on Learning Targets
Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment
Teaching Empathy: Turning a Lesson Plan into a Life Skill
Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain
Norman Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels is a system that categorizes tasks according to the complexity of thinking required to successfully complete them.
Using Webb's Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor
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Looking for information on guiding classroom communities, minimizing disruptions, and developing class routines to help students stay engaged and focused on learning? This resource collection is packed with useful tips, tools, and advice.