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Building Background Knowledge for English Language Learners

Mar 3 2012
How can we help our 5th-grade ELL students build background and make connections with our social studies curriculum? [...] »

Rubrics for Learning Menus

Mar 3 2012
Creating the perfect rubric is an impossible task. Creating a usable, easily adaptable rubric, however, is within your grasp. [...] »

Making the Most of Maps

Jun 6 2011
Have you always wanted to use maps in your classroom, but been unsure how to do so? [...] »

Deciphering Primary Source Documents

Sep 9 2010
Create scaffolding and careful preparation of documents to promote student understanding of primary sources. [...] »

Lower Level Learners: Teaching Their Way

Jul 7 2010
Regularly assess student understanding, and revise your lesson plans to match the needs of lower level learners. [...] »

Bridging the Language Barrier

Jul 7 2008
Vocabulary legends, guiding questions, and teamwork are all good solutions. [...] »

Teaching the Homebound or Hospitalized

Jul 7 2008
Teaching the homebound or hospitalized student offers a chance to explore teaching with technology. [...] »

Challenging Gifted 10th Graders

May 5 2008
Explore tips on challenging gifted high school students, including resources and strategies. [...] »

Using Document Based Questions with Struggling Readers

Feb 2 2008
Should I just try to jazz up our textbook or can you suggest places to look to find documents that my kids can decipher? [...] »