Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning | Cult of Pedagogy

Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning

Presenting information, data, or library instruction content, in appealing and innovative formats offers librarians opportunities to engage students and library users in services, resources, and in…

Infographics & Information Literacy

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies | Cult of Pedagogy

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

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Looking for a simple way to get your students out of their seats without sacrificing content? Chat stations is a simple strategy you can implement tomorrow -- check out my video that demonstrates exactly how to do it!

Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.

Keep Assessing Simple:Tips and Tricks to Keep the Pile Under Control {FREEBIES}

Mandy's Tips for Teachers: Keep Assessing Simple:Tips and Tricks to Keep the Pile Under Control {FREEBIES}

Marzano's 9 Effective Instructional Strategies

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Blog Post: How 6 Secondary Teachers Stay Organized (including GRADING organization forms!)

How 6 Secondary Teachers Keep Their Classrooms Organized | The TpT Blog

Use memes for an ice-breaker activity {from}

Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Five Ways to Use Memes to Connect With Students

16 Simple Tips and Strategies for Giving Awesome Talks and #Presentations

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Make Classes Fun By Teaching History C.S.I. Style.

Make Classes Fun By Teaching History CSI Style

There's a little secret that most of we as educators are keeping about differentiating instruction. We believe it's a good idea in theory, we try to do it when we can...but we really don't have any workable system for differentiating. No one really knows how it's supposed to be done, and the only ideas we've had…

The easiest, simplest way I’ve found to differentiate instruction

FREE labels for Close Reading Highlighters! - Such a motivating way for students to really express their thinking!

Close Reading Highlighter Labels

Question and Answer Relationships - Teaching students to take the lead.

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CommonLit is a FREE collection of hundreds of high-quality non-fiction articles, short stories, historical documents, poems, and more. Each text comes with background information, rigorous text-dependent questions, discussion questions, and other teacher resources.

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Love this!!!!! Exit Slips…make sticks with kids names. Have them drop in the labeled cans where think they are at. (image only)

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Etymology Teacher site...what a find!

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Teaching children to think about themes in the stories they read increases their comprehension. It's sometimes a difficult co cept to grasp at grade 3 level so discuss it early using picture books with obvious themes.

Common Themes in Books

This is a great way to build vocabulary in the classroom. Many of these roots can help define challenging words. My 7th grade teacher had a lesson with all the roots and I still remember it to this day! As I am reading, when I come across an unfamiliar word I try to figure it out by using greek and latin roots because so many words are derived from those languages.

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Brain Teaser: How many of these can you guess? - Barnmice Equestrian Social Community

Brain Teaser: How many of these can you guess?

Eight media literacy activities to try out!

Eight media literacy activities for any classroom

Musings from the Middle School: Article of the Week

Article of the Week

Book project options for Multiple Intelligences in Middle School

Mrs. Smith's Class | 7L Language Arts -- Write On!

Thinking Maps: 50 free printable thinking maps for responding to reading...WOW!!!

Made In The Shade In 2nd Grade: Thinking Maps

Reading Response Questions for Any Book! Freebie!

Fourth and Ten: My Fourth Grade Homework Routine