Content-Area Conversations: How To Plan Discussion-Based Lessons For Diverse Language Learners, by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Carol Rothenberg (2008). ASCD.
March 2017 archive
Most primary students have used the picture walk technique to preview text (Stahl, 2004). By looking at and talking about the illustrations in a text, students activate prior knowledge, make predictions, and set a purpose for reading (Clay, 1991; Fountas & Pinnell, 1996). Effective primary teachers use this instructional strategy when teaching students how to …
Vocabulary should be taught incidentally and intentionally! Here are fun word games to teach your students. Word Games to Target the Five Language Components (Cavanaugh) This post was contributed by Christie L. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., and published at Vocabulogic: https://vocablog-plc.blogspot.com/2011/01/word-games-to-target-five-language.html Source: Cavanaugh_Language Games Chart.pdf
“The Teach 21 Strategy Bank is designed to be a dynamic resource for educators. It contains a multitude of research-based strategies teachers can use to make their classroom instruction more effective, and to address the needs of their diverse students. These strategies have been collected from a variety of sources, including the standards-based units available …