Sharon Slater

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Strategies To Support Mathematical Thinking

Whenever I take a new teacher to observe a veteran teacher, I’m surprised at what they notice. We could have observed the most impressive lesson …

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

John Irving, the author of The Cider House Rules, begins with his last sentence:<p>I write the last line, and then I write the line before that. I find …

Teaching

How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible

Have you ever heard of using the "Tug of War" strategy with your students?<p>I got this great idea from the book, "Making Thinking Visible"<p>This is an …

Just Read. And Let Them Just Listen: The Case for Reading Aloud to Students of All Ages

A classroom teacher friend recently asked me to recommend a book to read aloud to her 8th grade students to kick off the school year. The question …

Teaching

Building Academic Vocabulary and Concepts, Brick by Brick

How to Build Academic Vocabulary<br>May 22, 2014 | Volume <b>9</b> | Issue <b>17</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Building Academic Vocabulary and Concepts, Brick by Brick<p>Lori …

Teaching

Words in the Wild

How to Build Academic Vocabulary<br>May 22, 2014 | Volume <b>9</b> | Issue <b>17</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Words in the Wild<p>Brett Vogelsinger<p>A marine biologist will …