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.
Project based learning helps CTL achieve one of our goals: to advance a vision of schooling that engages all students in interesting and rigorous work, develops their talents and abilities, and prepares them for college and career.
Instructional change takes time, and teachers must be supported in understanding the changes and how to implement them in their classrooms.
All three students solved this problem successfully. However, only Lucas shows evidence of using number relations to support his automaticity with basic facts.