Create a digital presence today for your class using Facebook. A great choice as a hub for students to create, post, and discuss in a virtual space that is different than a traditional blog or message board. Link
The most effective way for students to learn reading strategies is through explicit and direct instruction. It is important for teachers that model these strategies to the class to give students a clear understanding of why they were given the task and how to complete it properly. Link
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Research suggests that considering the following interrelated elements when designing and implementing learning activities may help increase student engagement behaviorally, emotionally, and cognitively, thereby positively affecting student learning and achievement. Link
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Build your bank of resources with some free online resources for speaking practice. On this website, they have printables and projectables. Don’t forget to upload your own resources to share as well. Link
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A huge part of teaching involves determining student levels of understanding. As teachers check for understanding, they are able to formulate, reconfigure and differentiate, so learning outcomes reach their highest potential. Link
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