Connect Texts to Other Content

In the real world, learning never happens in isolation. In school, we can mimic this by breaking down some of the walls between content areas. If you teach a reading or language arts class, you can find connections to all sorts of other content areas.



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Habits of Evidence

When students need to provide evidence to support an argument or idea, they are being pushed to think critically. Using habits of evidence also allows the instructor to distinguish between students who truly grasp the content, and those who are simply regurgitating information.

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Show-Stopping Discussions

Discussions can be amazing learning tools, but they can also flop if the same 3-4 kids are participating. Maximize discussions and participation by planning the right questions in the right order.

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