Differentiated Instruction Strategies

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How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible - an excellent resource for promoting engagement and higher order thinking skills! Use for persuasive writing lesson with Language Arts. Argumentative Writing, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Opinion Writing, Creative Teaching, Essay Writing, Paragraph Writing

How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible

This is a great strategy for increasing engagement in your students and for using higher order thinking skills, whether you teach Kindergarten or grade twelve

Emoji Lesson Scale - Relatable and current. Students leave a post-it note next to a number/face to rate their understanding as they leave class. Cool Idea for formative assessment to see if they "got it" :) Middle School Classroom, New Classroom, Classroom Decor, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management

Emoji learning goal rating scale in high school classroom. Relatable and current. Students will leave a post-it note next to a number to rate their understanding after finishing a lesson/unit. #learninggoals #commoncore #marzano #ratingscale

Visible thinking routines ~ tools and platforms that are specifically suited to connect, collaborate, communicate and create one’s process and make it easier to amplify and to document learning Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Technology, Visual Thinking Strategies, Critical Thinking Activities, Differentiated Instruction, Instructional Design

An Update to the Upgraded KWL for the 21st Century

In 2011, I wrote a blog post, titled Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century. It described how I learned about a new version of the traditional KWL (What do I Know, What do I Want to know and wh…

Bloomin' critical thinking tools for everybody! Check out these options to help students foster critical thinking skills with Bloom's Taxonomy. Instructional Strategies, Instructional Design, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Technology, Learning Objectives, Teaching Art, Classroom Objectives, Differentiation In The Classroom

The Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs Poster for Teachers

An eye-catching resource packed full of action verbs that define each stage of Bloom's Taxonomy.

Time to add some challenging fun to your classroom routine with Brain Teasers for teens! First, give these head-scratchers a try: When you’re ready, scroll down for the answers. Now, did you really… Pre class or middle of class brain teasers Classroom Routines, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, High School Activities, Classroom Organization, Teen Team Building Activities, School Icebreakers, Teen Activities, Classroom Pictures

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Time to add some challenging fun to your classroom routine with Brain Teasers for teens! First, give these head-scratchers a try: When you’re ready, scroll down for the answers. Now, did you really give yourself time to think through the answers? Challenging, no? There are many different ways you might want to use these slides…

Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence - Teaching - “The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to - Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Writing, Teaching Strategies, Student Teaching, Teaching Tips, Teaching English, Essay Writing, Instructional Strategies

Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence

“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.

For children who suffer from dysgraphia, the effort of writing can get in the way of learning. Here's a look at some classroom accommodations that can help kids with writing issues. Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Dyslexia Strategies, Learning Support, Ways Of Learning, Learning Resources, School Psychology, Learning Disabilities

Classroom Accommodations for Dysgraphia

For kids with dysgraphia, the effort of writing can get in the way of learning. Here's a look at some classroom accommodations that can help kids with writing issues.