Emerging readers and writers can fluently discuss books when provided practice, structure, partners, and visual supports. Try one of these discussion scaffolds for teaching young readers to question texts and compare and contrast stories.
With a base in targeted content knowledge, teachers can map their instruction to creative thinking by focusing on the verbs they use in higher-order questioning, designing activities that require imaginative thinking, modeling innovative problem-solving processes, and asking students to apply new knowledge in inventive ways. This road map provides a simple framework for aligning instruction with goals for student creativity.
In this engaging webinar based on her two books, Making Sense of Math: How to Help Every Student Become a Mathematical Thinker and Problem Solver (ASCD Arias), and Building a Math-Positive Culture: How to Support Great Math Teaching in Your School (ASCD Arias), ASCD author Cathy Seeley will share thoughts about math classrooms built around students making sense of mathematics.
ASCD's Professional Learning Solutions can accelerate your professional development and enable you to reach your school’s performance targets. We have the most innovative on-site, online, and blended solutions that are customizable, aligned, and differentiated to meet the needs and goals of your educators.
The ability to use metacognition is one of the characteristics of high-achieving students and a key skill that all students can learn. In this webinar, based on Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers’ ASCD book, Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas, teachers and leaders will learn how they can teach students to drive their brains.
Principals navigate the dynamic complexities and subtleties of their schools every day. They promote, facilitate, and lead efforts to achieve both tangible and intangible results throughout the school community. They fulfill a role that includes counseling, budgeting, inspiring, teaching, learning, disciplining, evaluating, celebrating, consoling, and a million other critical functions.
Written for teachers and leaders at all levels and in all content areas, The Highly Effective Teacher is a guidebook for thoughtful, intentional teaching with one goal: success for all students, in every classroom.
Join Jeff Marshall, author of the ASCD book The Highly Effective Teacher: 7 Classroom-Tested Practices That Foster Student Success, in an engaging webinar that will guide you through critical teacher actions that are within your control to improve and that influence student success, such as creating challenging, rigorous learning experiences and facilitating interactive, thoughtful learning.