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Scaffolding Instruction
Anticipatory Sets
Project Based and Cooperative Learning
Using Stations in ELA
Incorporating Movement in the Classroom
Curriculum, Unit, and Lesson Planning
Differentiation and the Exceptional Child
Nerdy Lesson Planning Resources
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Scaffolding Instruction

Great minds *don’t* think alike—which is why students need to witness examples of genuine thought in all its glorious and messy individuality.

Thinking Is a Mess We Should Talk About

Great minds *don’t* think alike—which is why students need to witness examples of genuine thought in all its glorious and messy individuality.

Guided reading is a reading strategy we often overlook in high school English language arts. But guided reading groups are perfect for middle and high school students, too! This strategy is low-prep, low-cost, and high efficacy! Work on reading comprehension and critical thinking!

How to Bring Guided Reading to High School English / Moore English

Guided reading is not just for elementary teachers! Using guided reading in high school is a great way to scaffold instruction! #mooreenglish

Anticipatory Sets

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Project Based and Cooperative Learning

How to make cooperative learning strategies a part of your classroom that you won't know how you did without!

The Ultimate Cooperative Learning Strategies Guide

Cooperative learning takes the teacher off the stage and allows students to learn from one another by working through cooperative learning strategies to reach a common goal. This positive interdependence allows students to hold one another accountable for sharing the workload and learning.

Using Stations in ELA

Need Inspiration Designing Station Rotation Lessons for your Math, English, History, or Science Class? – Dr. Catlin Tucker

Need Inspiration Designing Station Rotation Lessons for your Math, English, History, or Science Class?

Need Inspiration Designing Station Rotation Lessons for your Math, English, History, or Science Class? – Dr. Catlin Tucker

Incorporating Movement in the Classroom

Using the Gallery Walk instructional strategy to teach important classroom routines & structures Teaching Duration: 1-3 class periods What is a GALLERY WALK? A gallery walk is a kinesthetic strategy that help students learn information. It closely resembles the idea of a jigsaw, but with more movement. * To set up a gallery walk, you will need content - something that needs to be learned by the students. * For a simple example, you might be teaching students about pr...

Best Practices: The Gallery Walk — Mud and Ink Teaching

Using the Gallery Walk instructional strategy to teach important classroom routines & structures Teaching Duration: 1-3 class periods What is a GALLERY WALK? A gallery walk is a kinesthetic strategy that help students learn information. It closely resembles the idea of a jig

Curriculum, Unit, and Lesson Planning

I’m an eclectic Charlotte Mason homeschooler – why would I be in love with unit studies?  They are wonderful modes for immersing children into real-life learning!  Not everything we do …

How To Plan A Unit Study

I’m an eclectic Charlotte Mason homeschooler – why would I be in love with unit studies? They are wonderful modes for immersing children into real-life learning! Not everything we do in our homeschool revolves around a unit study, just like not everything we do follows Charlotte Mason’s principles exactly. We do what fits for our... Read More

Psychology: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Practice + Distance Learning Version

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: First came the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza, but then in 1943, the most famous pyramid of them all was BORN! Humanistic psychologist, Abraham Maslow published, "A Theory of Human Motivation," describing five stages of growth in humans, and most commonly presented as...

To Pace A Class Period [S2 E39] — Brave New Teaching

Pacing your lesson plans can be tricky, but it can also create a more positive classroom environment. Here are our best practices.

A Quick Guide to Four Instructional Design Models

If you’re new to eLearning, then understanding and implementing the best Instructional Design Models from the beginning is crucial to your success.

Differentiation and the Exceptional Child

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Nerdy Lesson Planning Resources

LearnJam on Twitter

“A neat comparison of #learning theories #education #elt #edtech #esl”

Bloom's Taxonomy explained-this helped!

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Bloom's Taxonomy explained-this helped!

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Peer revision is an important part of teaching the writing process, but students sometimes struggle to provide one another with quality feedback meaningful suggestions. First, peer editing and revision are not the same, so it can be hard to help students understand the difference. I had these problems too! And this is how I turned around my classroom writing workshop!

How to Make Peer Revision Meaningful and Reflective / Moore English

Frustrated with peer revision? Not sure why your students are struggling to provide meaningful feedback? Check out these tips for making peer revision work!

LearnJam on Twitter

“A neat comparison of #learning theories #education #elt #edtech #esl”

Need Inspiration Designing Station Rotation Lessons for your Math, English, History, or Science Class? – Dr. Catlin Tucker

Need Inspiration Designing Station Rotation Lessons for your Math, English, History, or Science Class?

Need Inspiration Designing Station Rotation Lessons for your Math, English, History, or Science Class? – Dr. Catlin Tucker

I’m an eclectic Charlotte Mason homeschooler – why would I be in love with unit studies?  They are wonderful modes for immersing children into real-life learning!  Not everything we do …

How To Plan A Unit Study

I’m an eclectic Charlotte Mason homeschooler – why would I be in love with unit studies? They are wonderful modes for immersing children into real-life learning! Not everything we do in our homeschool revolves around a unit study, just like not everything we do follows Charlotte Mason’s principles exactly. We do what fits for our... Read More

For English language arts teachers, teaching writing and teaching the writing process is essential. With this in mind, Moore English has put together ideas, lesson plans, and instructional strategies for making the most of teaching narrative, informative / explanatory, persuasive / argumentative, and paragraph writing. These tips, tricks, and ideas work for elementary, middle, and high school language arts teachers. Perfect for in-seat or distance learning and remote teaching.

Writing Instruction Archives #mooreenglish @moore-english.com

For English language arts teachers, teaching writing and teaching the writing process is essential. With this in mind, Moore English has put together ideas, lesson plans, and instructional strategies for making the most of teaching narrative, informative / explanatory, persuasive / argumentative, and paragraph writing. These tips, tricks, and ideas work for elementary, middle, and high school language arts teachers. Perfect for in-seat or distance learning and remote teaching.

Great minds *don’t* think alike—which is why students need to witness examples of genuine thought in all its glorious and messy individuality.

Thinking Is a Mess We Should Talk About

Great minds *don’t* think alike—which is why students need to witness examples of genuine thought in all its glorious and messy individuality.

Prereading activities for older students can improve your classroom discusttions. Pre reading activities for middle school & pre reading activities for high school encourage literary analysis… More

Pre-Reading Activities for Older Students | Language Arts Classroom

Pre-reading activities for older students? Implementing them may take time, but they will benefit students in the long run.

Guided reading is a reading strategy we often overlook in high school English language arts. But guided reading groups are perfect for middle and high school students, too! This strategy is low-prep, low-cost, and high efficacy! Work on reading comprehension and critical thinking!

How to Bring Guided Reading to High School English / Moore English

Guided reading is not just for elementary teachers! Using guided reading in high school is a great way to scaffold instruction! #mooreenglish

Psychology: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Practice + Distance Learning Version

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: First came the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza, but then in 1943, the most famous pyramid of them all was BORN! Humanistic psychologist, Abraham Maslow published, "A Theory of Human Motivation," describing five stages of growth in humans, and most commonly presented as...

To Pace A Class Period [S2 E39] — Brave New Teaching

Pacing your lesson plans can be tricky, but it can also create a more positive classroom environment. Here are our best practices.

A Quick Guide to Four Instructional Design Models

If you’re new to eLearning, then understanding and implementing the best Instructional Design Models from the beginning is crucial to your success.

How to make cooperative learning strategies a part of your classroom that you won't know how you did without!

The Ultimate Cooperative Learning Strategies Guide

Cooperative learning takes the teacher off the stage and allows students to learn from one another by working through cooperative learning strategies to reach a common goal. This positive interdependence allows students to hold one another accountable for sharing the workload and learning.

Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You're Not Using | Cult of Pedagogy

Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You're Not Using | Cult of Pedagogy

Nothing cements long-term learning as powerfully as retrieval practice. Learn how to incorporate it into your classroom.

Learning is lifelong and students need support as they gather knowledge and skills. This can be done through scaffolding instruction. There were times in my earlier years of teaching that I didn’t use scaffolding in my instruction. I struggled to make sure all of my students were learning and understanding specific concepts and skills in my lessons. Never again…. it’s time to scaffold instruction! Click to keep reading!

Never Again…. It’s Time to Scaffold Instruction | Rockin Resources

Learning is lifelong and students need support as they gather knowledge and skills. This can be done through scaffolding instruction. There were times in my earlier years of teaching that I didn’t use scaffolding in my instruction. I struggled to make sure all of my students were learning and understanding specific concepts and skills in...

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to effectively scaffold your instruction and help students build increasingly sophisticated skills. We’ll also look at how you can help foster growth and independence through scaffolding. Click to continue reading this blog post for more scaffolding ideas!

How to Effectively Scaffold Your Instruction | Rockin Resources

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to effectively scaffold your instruction and help students build increasingly sophisticated skills. We’ll also look at how you can help foster growth and independence through scaffolding. Scaffolding and Differentiating The methodology behind scaffolding is multi-faceted. Scaffolding can mean providing support and then removing it slowly. It...

Calling Classroom Audible is part of instructional adjustment and making sure classroom instruction and lesson planning meets the needs of your students, classroom, and the current climate. To pretend that current events do not affect the classroom is to ignore the fact that teaching is political. Here are options and reasons and ideas for adjusting curricular scaffolding. #mooreenglish @moore-english.com

Calling a Classroom Audible for the Win

Calling Classroom Audible is part of instructional adjustment and making sure classroom instruction and lesson planning meets the needs of your students, classroom, and the current climate. To pretend that current events do not affect the classroom is to ignore the fact that teaching is political. Here are options and reasons and ideas for adjusting curricular scaffolding. #mooreenglish @moore-english.com