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Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Promoting Student Self-Assessment

In this Strategy Guide, youíll learn about a number of specific methods that will promote self-assessment and contribute to a richer understanding of student learning.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Question the Author (QtA)

In this guide, youíll be introduced to a strategy that requires students to challenge their understanding and solidify their knowledge while reading a text.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Speak to Me: Teaching with Voki

Through Voki, a Web 2.0 tool, students create customizable avatars for class presentations for various purposes, such as presenting biographical information, expressing an opinion, or reading a poem.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Reading with Purpose in the Content Areas

In this strategy guide, youíll learn how to organize students and instruction to establish a sense of purpose for reading authentic texts in the content areas.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Introducing New Content with Seed Discussions

In this strategy guide, youíll learn how to elicit ideas and conversation about new concepts or content by effectively holding a Seed Discussion in your classroom.