Students take a lead role in understanding and communicating their progress when they reflect on their learning in front of parents and panels of experts.
Barshay, J. (2019, November 4). Scientific evidence on how to teach writing is slim. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
Students’ writing improves when they have step-by-step guides for writing in different genres as well as for grammar and punctuation, according to an analysis of
Roy, C. (2019, October 29). 5 Steps for Bringing Mindfulness to Your Classroom. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
Educators today must do far more than teach content. We are expected to figure out how to get students to access the curriculum, “shut off”
Schwartz, K. (2019, October 23). Why Deeply Diving Into Content Could Be the Key to Reading Comprehension. Retrieved October 23, 2019.
Deep knowledge and a command of vocabulary about a topic can help support reading comprehension, says education journalist Natalie Wexler, citing research on the cognitive
Miller, R. (2019, October 22). Using Culturally Responsive Lessons to Boost Engagement. Retrieved October 23, 2019.
Teachers can help increase student engagement in lessons by identifying the topics and interests that resonate with students, Rann Miller writes. Miller also suggests teachers
Himmele, B. (2019, September 26). 3 Ways to Ask Questions That Engage the Whole Class. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
These techniques guide all students to process course content and then actively demonstrate their learning.
Six ways to support students with dysgraphia—a learning difference that affects a person’s ability to produce written work.
Terada, Y. (2019, October, 11). Research Zeros In on a Barrier to Reading (Plus, Tips for Teachers). Retrieved October 14, 2019.
Researchers have learned that students will have difficulty understanding text if they are unfamiliar with 59% of terms relating to the topic, indicating that readers
Schwartz, K. (2019, October 8). Is Homework Valuable? Depends on the Grade. Teachers Share Their Approaches. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
Teachers who responded to an online poll say the value of assigning homework depends on students’ grade level. Some teachers responded that elementary-school students’ only
Harris, D. (2019, September 28). Cass’ math students use carnival games to learn about probability. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
A group of Georgia high-school students has designed and built carnival-type attractions such as a ring toss, cornhole and a mini-golf course to learn the