Click on the link below to open this brief video from Education Week, showing how to begin thinking about and providing differentiated opportunities for your students! https://video.edweek.org/detail/video/5833607063001/differentiating-instruction-its-not-as-hard-as-you-think?autoStart=true&cmp=eml-enl-cc-mostpop-rm&M=58609547&U=1988343
Category: Pedagogy (teaching methods & practice)
Vocabulary is taught incidentally, intentionally and through the development of word consciousness. Here is an example of intentional teaching from Dr. Anita Archer. She has focused the vocabulary for the reading selection to a few key concept words and demonstrates explicit teaching for vocabulary comprehension and use. 3. Vocabulary Instruction – Sixth Grade Language Arts https://explicitinstruction.org/video-secondary-main/secondary-video-3/ …
Although not updated since 2011, this site from Dr. Olenka S.E. Bilash at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, is an outstanding resource for improving teaching and learning, and improving second language education. https://sites.educ.ualberta.ca/staff/olenka.bilash/Best%20of%20Bilash/vygotsky.html Scroll down to see an example of how the ZPD might relate to the development of reading. Note the scaffolding/Gradual Release …
The Importance and Use of Student Self-Selected Literature to Reading Engagement in an Elementary Reading Curriculum
http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1155&context=reading_horizons The Importance and Use of Student Self-Selected Literature to Reading Engagement in an Elementary Reading Curriculum Denise Johnson and Anne Blair Abstract “The purpose of this article is to discuss the importance of student self-selecting literature and reading engagement in an elementary reading curriculum. The article discuses the use of self- selected reading in …
Source: ASCD Express 13.05 – How to Introduce Group Work
Teaching and Learning with the New York Times Source: The Learning Network – The New York Times
http://listenwise.com http://listenwise.com/?_ga=2.165270783.1155634957.1510412949-1952644787.1476133607 Source: Listening Comprehension, Listening that sparks learning | Listenwise
A Look Inside Mr. Amato’s Classroom – High school English teacher passionate about improving education, one book at a time.
See this teacher’s process of goal setting, implementation, gathering information, then reflecting and revising to improve literacy outcomes for students. Source: A Look Inside Mr. Amato’s Classroom – High school English teacher passionate about improving education, one book at a time.
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