32 Research-Based Instructional Strategies

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10 strategies for lightning-quick feedback students can REALLY use

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Using homework assignments to give feedback is pokey. Inefficient. Think about the length of the feedback loop for traditional homework assignments: Teacher assigns homework to students. Students take it home (maybe) and work on it (maybe). Students turn it in the next day.

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10 Top Cooperative Learning Strategies (and some tech tools that could come in handy)

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He is mainly known for his work on cooperative learning strategies (often referred to as Kagan learning structures). Below are my favourite cooperative learning strategies: Some others I have used are: Pairs Squared (pair the learners, then pair up the pairs!).

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

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28 Student-Centered Instructional Strategies

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5 Leadership Strategies Every School Leader Must Consider

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5 Fantastic Peer Feedback Strategies for Your Classroom

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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.

Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

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And yet, content could also be tagged with study strategies, overarching themes or essential questions debated in class. ” However, they argued that this was the main benefit of taking notes by hand instead of recognizing it as a strategy regardless of device. By Beth Holland.

Beyond Exit Tickets: 11 Fresh Formative Assessment Strategies

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Developing a BrandED Strategy

A Principal's Reflections

Now more than ever educators, leaders, schools, and districts need to begin to think about a brand strategy. It requires a focus on strategies and ideas that are being successfully implemented to positively impact student learning.

5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom

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30 Universal Strategies For Learning

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30 Universal Strategies For Learning. As teachers, we’re all trying to better understand how people learn–not now they’re taught in terms of teaching strategies, but more so learning strategies–only not really strategies. Strategies for learning.

Five Learning Strategies that Work

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As the amount of information available to us grows each day, many people turn to “curated” websites to find news and ideas that are are most relevant to them. The education research and cognitive science fields are no different.

Why Teachers Should Help Students Learn Effective Study Strategies

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Professor John Dunlosky is trying to bridge these two worlds , intentionally studying the effectiveness of strategies that lab studies indicate are promising, but that don’t require special technology or extra resources.

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Back To The Basics: 6 Strategies For Online Program Success

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3 Strategies for Students Who Struggle with Reading and Writing

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Dr. Linda Mason helps us understand how to help students become better readers with goal setting, self-regulating, and self-assessment strategies. I find her revelation about students with ED and the impact these strategies have on their reading and writing very exciting.

3 Strategies to Make Students Future Ready

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Melissa is the League community manager at Digital Promise. You can reach her on Twitter at @melissaged. Highline Public Schools in Highline, WA is a member of the League of Innovative Schools. The League team visited Highline in February, 2015. Here is what they learned

20 Strategies for Motivating Reluctant Learners

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Perez says teachers must be prepared for a diverse cross section of learners with a large toolkit of strategies for teaching in multiple modalities, with many entry points to participation and content. PEREZ’ BRAIN-BASED STRATEGIES.

10 Strategies to Improve Instructional Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Below I offer ten specific strategies implemented during my time as high school principal that you can begin to adopt now. Another successful strategy is to develop an informal walk-through schedule with your leadership team. Like all lists there are many great strategies that I missed.

7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow

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In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The post 7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

4 Strategies For Implementing Learning Stations In Your Classroom

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Strategies for Encouraging Effective Student Discussions

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What are your go-to strategies for encouraging effective student discussions in clas? If you’re not already following Jennifer Gonzalez’ site, Cult of Pegadogy , I strongly recommend that you start doing so.

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

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Strategies to Help Students ‘Go Deep’ When Reading Digitally

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Not only are many teachers using tablets and computers for classroom instruction, but many state tests are now administered on computers, adding incentive for teachers to teach digital reading strategies. HEADINGS AND HIGHLIGHT” STRATEGY. HIGHLIGHTING STRATEGY.

5 Tools And Strategies That Support Personalized Learning

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5 Strategies For Teaching Students To Use Metacognition

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20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers

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Competency-Based Educational Strategies Enhanced by Technology

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Emerging technologies can help put strategies like standards-based grading and competency-based learning into context for parents, students and teachers. The post Competency-Based Educational Strategies Enhanced by Technology appeared first on Market Brief.

7 Time-Saving Strategies For Teachers That Put Students First

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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game

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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. The post 10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game appeared first on TeachThought.

Expanding Our Approach to Reading Strategies

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A reading strategy should include actionable steps that students can follow as they learn to master and apply a skill. Articles Reading automaticity conversing about texts decoding engagement fluency Jennifer Serravallo reading strategies scaffolding stamina writing about reading

3 Strategies To Promote Positive Reinforcement

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Creative Strategies for Redesigning Today's Classrooms via @All4Ed & @edwebnet!

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Webinar II : More Strategies for Setting Up a Brain-Friendly Classroom Presented by Erin Klein, author, parent, and second grade teacher in Michigan Are you looking for easy and creative ideas for your best classroom ever?

34 Strategies For The Stages Of Assessment: Before, During & After

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How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

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He has calculated the effect sizes of every teaching technique from outlining to project-based learning, which often tempts people to believe the strategies with low effect sizes don’t work and the ones with large effect sizes do.

Brain-Friendly Strategies for Your Vocab Toolbox

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How can teachers use brain-friendly strategies to help students encode, store and retrieve vocabulary words? Articles Vocabulary academic words encode Marilee Sprenger retrieve store strategies vocabulary

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

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4 Strategies To Recharge Your Teaching

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4 Strategies To Recharge Your Teaching. Each lesson must incorporate several strategies that I’ve used to recharge my teaching: Constructivism. Kagan presents some very useful thinking and strategies in this area. by Paul Moss.

Pass That Exam! 14 Test Prep Strategies

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Students who understand the format, take test prep courses, and understand the strategy needed to pass these tests will often outperform their peers. Test Prep Strategies & Resources from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century

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