Caitlin Conway pin due: Feb 24 I like this idea because it is important for the teacher to constantly keep their students engaged so that they are actively learning as much as they can both in and out of school.
Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction: This infographic provides a list 10 principles (and 10 things to avoid!) for effective vocabulary instruction. The tips are easily adapted for pre-K and beyond.
A poster to help get you thinking about how you can apply Bloom’s higher-order thinking skills with your students. This poster shows the segments of an orange with each segment relating to a thinking skill and some helpful verbs to serve as prompts.
There are a number of approaches to address the learning needs of children and these should be differentiates to meet the needs of the individuals. The best approach would be to adopt an amalgamation of all 5 instructional skills in a lesson plan.
This is a sheet that has various different Kagan Cooperative Learning Structures that you can do in your classroom. It has a quick overview of what each one is that teachers can use while planning and teaching.
Essential Elements of Differentiated Instruction. This is an excellent visual aide for teachers. Carol Ann Tomlinson is an expert in differentiation and gifted and talented. I've heard her presentation several times and she never disappoints!
How to Get the Most From Think – Pair – Share Infographic
10 Questioning Strategies to Differentiate Instruction -- I think that some like "Process of Elimination" are just good teaching, and I would model it to the whole class. However, "Prior Notice" and "Extra Time" differentiate the environment for affect