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Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Conducting Inner-Outer Circle Discussions

This guide shares the steps to take to get more students talking by dividing the group into speaking and non-speaking circles.


Grades   3 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching With Glogster: Using Virtual Posters in the Classroom

Why stop at paper and markers? With Glogster, a free, web-based tool, students can develop virtual posters including audio, video, text, hyperlinks, and images, and share their creations electronically.


Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Power Notes

The strategy examined in this Strategy Guide teaches students an outlining technique to help them differentiate between main ideas and details in their reading and writing.


Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Supporting Student Comprehension in Content Area Reading

In this strategy guide, you'll learn a few simple, yet powerful, techniques to encourage students to use peer talk and writing to enhance their understanding of content area texts.


Grades   7 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Consensus Decision Making

This strategy guide introduces Consensus Decision Making, a method for facilitating and engaging students in a critical discussion of the central ideas of a text.