In my experiences, pre-K through high school, children appreciate and will rise to the challenge of authentic learning experiences when given appropriate models and support.
It is critical the teacher is intentionally planning for learning opportunities that allow students to put into practice complex thinking and conceptual skills with accessible texts.
At the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning, we know about being committed to a mission and we work every day to support excellent and caring teaching in our community, our state, and the region.
Student-to-student discussions don’t have to mean a lack of classroom management, but rather an intense and highly effective learning culture where everyone has opportunities to participate.
The Collaborative for Teaching and Learning encourages teachers to take their existing instructional routines or literacy strategies and digitize them in the simplest ways possible during this Covid-19 crisis. Keeping student’s cognitive lift on content, and continuing to provide opportunities to access, process and demonstrate their understanding
Hearing books read aloud has the ability to transport people to faraway places and is a powerful instructional tool, but a read-aloud is more than just reading a book to a group of students.
Increasing impact on Incidental Vocabulary Aquisition is a big task, but a few simple strategies can change your student’s long-term approach to new words.