Words of Wisdom and Practical Tools
Shared by teachers in classrooms like yours across the state. Learn from colleagues who have been in your shoes, as they share specific skills and strategies to improve engagement and learning in the classroom.
Reading Like an Actor
“Reading Like an Actor” is a reading and thinking strategy used in the theater that can be valuable in the English Language Arts classroom to help students dive deeper into a text.
The Writing Roadmap
Learn how to use the “Writing Roadmap”, a helpful list that provides guidance to students in any writing activity while also allowing them to track their progress.
Learn how to use the “Think-Pair-Share” strategy, an engaging discussion technique that gives students a chance to formulate their own thoughts to a question before they have a chance to talk about it with a partner, and then the whole class.
Chunking a Text: Supports for Accessing Grade Level Texts
Learn a powerful strategy to help middle and high school students analyze and summarize complex texts by “chunking” them.
Fun Visual Math Puzzles
Learn a fun and engaging way of using visuals to introduce algebraic concepts to students from grades 3-12.
Find out how you can use the four corners of your classroom (or any room!) to engage students and encourage them to listen to each other’s perspectives.