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Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Shared Writing

This strategy guide explains how to use shared writing to teach students effective strategies that will improve their own independent writing ability.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Online Safety

This Strategy Guide describes the strategies involved in ensuring that students understand how to be safe when they participate in online discussion and join social networks.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Using Guided Reading to Develop Student Reading Independence

This guide presents basic structures for implementing guided reading, which involves working with small groups of children possessing similar strategies and challenges when encountering new text.

 

Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Tracking and Supporting Student Learning with Kidwatching

In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to use kidwatching to track and support student learning. Teachers observe and take notes on students’ understanding of skills and concepts and then use the observations to determine effective strategies for future instruction.

 

Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Using Partner Talk to Strengthen Student Collaboration and Understanding

In this strategy guide, you’ll learn about Partner Talk—a way to provide students with another learning opportunity to make learning their own through collaboration and discussion.