MASTER OF RUBRICS.
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook (via creatingaquietmind)
10 Quick and Easy Differentiation Strategies
I found this on a classroom wall yesterday while supplying and I thought it was a great little reminder of the ways you can differentiate instruction while teaching.
- Start working as a team to identify the resources necessary to support all student needs.
- Provide choice.
- Vary materials - match texts to readers.
- Group and re-group for different purposes.
- Build in movement (e.g., transitions, drama responses, etc.).
- Use graphic organizers to help students organize their thinking
- Provide visual cues (e.g., anchor charts, use colour and font to highlight information, etc.).
- Provide auditory cues (e.g., routine instructions, transition music, etc.).
- Build in extra practice.
- Adjust the pacing of instruction. Provide extra time to complete tasks.
[ONTARIO, CANADA] Ontario shows us we should support our teachers, not shame them. The Canadian province improved its education system by being supportive rather than dismissive of state schools (via Ontario shows us we should support our teachers, not shame them | Education | The Guardian)
That last question made my Grammar Sense twitch.
MAY / MIGHT = to be permitted.
May I eat these tacos? = Am I permitted to eat these tacos?
CAN / COULD = to be able to.
Can I eat these tacos? = Am I able to eat these tacos?
WILL / WOULD = to have the intention to
Will I eat these tacos? =…
Class Management in the Secondary School
In Class Management in the Secondary School, Ted Wragg helps teachers to clarify their own aims and to find the strategies which will work for them. Topics covered include:*first encounters*the establishment of rules*relationships*management of time and…