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After School Video Experience
Pop the pop corn, relax, and check out this advice forsSocial studes and history students to keep learning after the school day is done with this tip from Ms. Priest.
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Appropriate Feedback
Ms. May’s students learn to make positive comments and give constructive criticism when analyzing their peer’s work. Read about how she models appropriate feedback for her students and makes use of her unique Glow and Grow worksheets.
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Backchannel Discussions
Tech-savvy teachers like Ms. M. are using backchannels to manage large group discussions and other classroom activities to save time, facilitate feedback, and make sure even the shiest of students participate
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Beowulf Game
The tip emphasizes cooperative learning, allows students to contribute their expertise, and really stretches their thoughts. See how Ms. Keihle uses an Old Englis epic poem to create mutli-purpose learning experience!
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Charting Class Participation
For this foreign language teacher, managing classroom discussion and encouraging full participation is a must. Her technique for getting students to speak up, and her strategy for tracking their participation, will work in any class.
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Classroom Chat
Sharon ends each day ends on a positive note during a sit-down chat that builds trust and community amongst the whole class. Find out how she guides discussion in order to praise good behavior, resolve squabbles and prepare for the next day of learning.
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El Zippo Moving Game
Mrs. Cochran plays an active review game with her class. Her students write the questions and answers, and then quiz each other. As students answer questions correctly, they move about the classroom switching seats with each other and the teacher.
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Facilitating Respectful Discussions
Eileen share a simple idea that will help you better manage large group discussions, especially ones that cover controversial issues, and help your students demonstrate respect and active listening.
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Group-Created Science Definitions
Mr. Hendrix uses a unique activity to introduce science concepts to his students. It involves small and large group work, so it can be used as a great icebreaker activity to start the year, though it will also work all year round.
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Managing Group Discussions
Facilitating large group discussions can present a unique challenge: how do you quiet talkative students and keep everyone on point without disrupting the conversation? Debra has just the trick.
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