ELL If you are teaching English Language Learners, here are some tips and strategies that you can practice in the classroom to create a safe environment and support the students throughout their learning process.
fonts designed for and special needs students makes it easier for them to: Recognize characters (improve legibility) Comprehend what they read better (improve readability) Practice their initial handwriting Avoid common reading and writing mistakes
5 Strategies to Demystify the Learning Process for Struggling Students Barbara Oakley, co-creator of the most enrolled class on Coursera called "Learning How to Learn," shares five techniques to help students become better learners.
How do you teach opinion writing? We focus on building each part of the opinion paragraph through oral language partner practice, games, and fun. By scaffolding learning, we can focus and students learn to write well-crafted opinion pieces.
Assessment for Learning: Easy-to-use Checklists for Fast Assessment
This pin identifies ways in which I can guide my students learning process. By formally assessing them I have the opportunity to identify where students are at and detail steps and tools students can utilize in order to achieve.
Differentiating with Projects for your Gifted Students (iTeach Third)
I learned that gifted kids do not always need the extra practice on basic TEKS, but could benefit more from being given the opportunity to work on projects relating to the TEK, that fit with their passions.
Motivate Students to Take Charge of Their Learning
This link has great tips for teaching English Language Learners. Along with tips it also has strategies that you can practice in the classroom to create a safe environment and support the students throughout their learning process.
Reflection is the most important part of the learning process. These simple templates allow students to take ownership of their learning and track their progress by reflecting on the lesson objective/learning target.