365 Inclusive Learning Strategies to Help Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Janowski and her coauthors have written a book Inclusive Learning 365: Edtech Strategies for Every Day of the Year. Today she talks about a mindset of including students who learn differently and better reaching the children you have in the classroom.

Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

Dig into flipping your classroom and how it looks when you teach effectively in an online classroom. Listen to Kate Baker Talk about How We Can Flip Our Classrooms from a Distance Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.


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Effective Grouping Strategies in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Barry Hoonan on episode 539 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, you’ll get advice for creating grouping strategies for your classroom from an expert teacher and author on the subject. Listen to Barry Hoonan Talk about Grouping Strategies for Reading Groups Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. the Flipped Classroom. Classroom management Education reform pedagogyStudents are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb. While teaching to the majority sounds good superficially, let’s look at the math: A majority is 51%. That means 49% may not get what you put out there.

3 tech-based strategies to support diversity in the classroom

eSchool News

In this role, I’ve taken a fresh look at how I am helping to highlight the power of diversity in the classroom and build a more inclusive learning environment–particularly in the STEM fields–in which all learners can see themselves as they prepare for life beyond graduation.

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, Robin Fox shares four techniques you can use in your face-to-face or distance classroom to connect with your student’s social and emotional lives. Listen to Robin Fox Share Social-Emotional Learning Strategies.

8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students appeared first on TeachThought. Education Classroom Management Student EngagementExchange perspectives: Ask them to explain a situation from your perspective and you explain it from theirs.

3 easy strategies to organize your Google Classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Your Google Classroom is a hot mess. Thankfully, Google Classroom has a feature that helps you keep your classwork page neat and tidy and orderly — topics! Ed Tech G Suite Google Classroom google classroom google classroom organization google classroom topics how to use google classroomLet’s be honest. If it is, you’re like many, many other teachers. (If If it’s not a hot mess, kudos to you. We can learn something from you!)

13 Teaching Strategies to Shake up Your Remote Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are thirteen accepted pedagogical teaching strategies with proven records of success. Students are responsible for setting the patterns and strategies that allow them to succeed, by evaluating what they can do at any given point and making a plan for learning everything else.

Teaching in the Concurrent Classroom: Four Strategies to Make it Work

Catlin Tucker

On Thursday night, I presented a 30-minute webinar with AJ Juliani for educators focused on the concurrent classroom. As I support teachers navigating this teaching assignment, I’m honest about the challenges that the concurrent classroom presents.

3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online

Catlin Tucker

Below are three strategies teachers working online can use to give students more focused and personalized feedback. #1 I encourage teachers to use blended learning models to create time and space in the classroom to give feedback on their students’ work as they work.

An Active Reading Strategy for Any Learning Landscape

Catlin Tucker

We can apply strategies to help us think more deeply about what we are reading. Instead, this strategy presents students with an open-ended, debatable, or controversial statement to consider before they begin the reading. This strategy activates thinking throughout a reading task.

15 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism


Because approximately 1 in 59 students are diagnosed with autism, learning how to help students with this disorder in the classroom is so important.[1] If you have children with autism in your class, fill a drawer in your classroom with toys that could help neutralize overwhelming emotions.

4 strategies to boost student engagement

eSchool News

This is not particularly different than setting beginning of the year behavior expectations in a traditional classroom. Classroom Innovations Curriculum Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning Education educator educators elementary teachers engaging need online play school schools

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately. All Subjects Best of the Podcast Classroom Management Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Barb Gilman (known as @barbinnebraska) has a classroom rich with a love of reading. Today she talks about strategies any teacher can use to help kids love reading. Join me, Jaime Donally of #ARVRinEdu chat and some excited AR classroom enthusiasts on Wednesday, December 19 at 9 pm ET for a free webinar about best practices in AR Classroom teaching.

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management. But these are also strategies that help with classroom management. So give us the first one and help us understand how great formative assessment can help us better manage our classroom.

Strategies to Foster Discourse and Collaboration in Remote Learning Environments

A Principal's Reflections

No matter the current focus, changes implemented today will pave the way for ushering in more personalized approaches that focus on high-agency strategies as schools settle into a new normal. You can also use Google Meet to create breakout rooms in Google Classroom (learn more HERE ).

Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Research-Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads Dr. Matthew Rhoads is teaching at a distance and coaching other teachers to improve their teaching as well.

10 Strategies Designed to Engage Elementary Students Online

Catlin Tucker

Below are ten strategies I hope will help elementary teachers to engage their young learners online. #1 1 Create Virtual Word Wall with a Bitmoji Classroom or Padlet. Teachers can virtually replicate the classic word wall in their Bitmoji classrooms.

4 classroom test quiz strategies to avoid the gotcha game

Ditch That Textbook

Here are some strategies to use on your next quiz or test. The post 4 classroom test quiz strategies to avoid the gotcha game appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Assessment Feedback Teaching formative assessment strategies test designTests and quizzes should let students show what they know. How can we avoid playing "gotcha" -- catching what they DON'T know?

Reading Strategies in the Science Classroom


Using reading comprehension strategies in the content area helps students build background knowledge and academic skills. Articles Science studies informational texts Mandi White reading strategies science Tara Dale

The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

When we launched the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a program from EdTechTeam, Google, and Digital Promise that empowers school leaders to transform instruction across every classroom for every student, we wanted to put teachers in control of their professional development. So, we developed a first-of-its-kind coaching model, based on Jennie Magiera’s work in Courageous Edventures , aimed at helping teachers tackle their challenges with personalized strategies and innovative tools.

How to Hold Effective Classroom Discussions


Classroom discussions can be one of the best ways to boost student engagement. In this article, we’ll go over why classroom discussions are important and introduce a few techniques to help you supercharge discussions with your students. Importance of Strong Classroom Discussions.

4 Strategies Designed to Drive Metacognitive Thinking

Catlin Tucker

The ability to think about what we are learning, how we are learning, what we want to learn in the future are important skills that must be explicitly taught in classrooms. Teaching metacognitive skills that encourage students to become more aware of their learning can help them shift from passive to active participants in the classroom. Teachers must help students become active agents in the classroom who are able to make key decisions about what they learn and how they learn.

A 3-tiered strategy for re-engaging students this fall

The Christensen Institute

Working with families to determine what approaches work best for them can also unlock a range of additional strategies to re-engage students, such as mapping students’ relationships and integrating supports around the most vulnerable students. Re-engage from a classroom level.

Strategies for Motivating Students: Start with Intrinsic Motivation


In this article, we’ll go over the difference between two types of motivation—intrinsic and extrinsic—and why you should prioritize the former in your classroom. Then, we’ll provide you with a few tips and strategies for improving your students’ intrinsic motivation.

3 Strategies to Engage Students Remotely with StudySync Using Google Classroom

Catlin Tucker

Teachers using StudySync can use the Access Prior Knowledge Activities in the First Read Lessons to engage students in asynchronous online discussions using Google Classroom or a learning management system, like Schoology.

Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The CoolCatTeacher

Interdisciplinary Learning Student-Centered Approaches (and how they differ from Direct Instruction) Meaningful Engagement Strategies Three Dimensional Learning The Creativity of Teaching In order to be notified of these future releases, you’ll want to sign up for the newsletter.

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16 Strategies For Using Digital Choice Boards In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Strategies for creating digital choice boards include starting simply, adding audio or video content, and using learning taxonomies. The post 16 Strategies For Using Digital Choice Boards In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

5 character development strategies for a dual immersion classroom

eSchool News

Our school district has made character development a main focus and I’ve found some specific strategies and resources that can be helpful for early elementary school teachers – and especially for ELL teachers – who are trying to teach SEL and character development remotely.

A Conferencing Strategy for Online, Blended, or Concurrent Classes

Catlin Tucker

When I began my career in education, I believed the value I brought to the classroom was my subject area expertise cultivated as an English major at UCLA and my pedagogical expertise honed while working on my teaching credential and Masters in Education.

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators


Classrooms in the United States are more diverse—culturally and linguistically—than ever before.[15] In this guide, we’ll go over what culturally responsive teaching is and a few common barriers that prevent teachers from creating an inclusive classroom.

Tools and strategies to make remote learning click for all students


As an educator, you need to establish strategies that make certain the approach is right for every learner. In this article, we’re going to look at a few tools and strategies you can use to approach remote education in a positive, inclusive way.

5 Fantastic Peer Feedback Strategies for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Starr Sackstein @mssackstein shares 5 feedback strategies to supercharge your writing instruction and classroom culture. In today’s show, Starr Sackstein discusses 5 peer review strategies for the classroom including: Having a class culture for positive peer feedback. Listen to Jennifer Burin talk about secrets for teaching great writing in the classroom by using peer feedback. Peer Feedback in the Classroom Book Giveaway.