Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses using the CCSS to balance context and background reading with classroom lessons to build world knowledge.More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses bringing a variety of exciting subjects into the lower grade classroom through state literacy standards. Liben also provides insight into...More
The 4th Grade team shares the story of their two-year journey with text based planning. They discuss the evolution in their planning and instructional approach (developing themes, linking texts, text-dependent questioning), the integration of...More
Edited close reading lesson including relevant artifacts.More
5th-grade teacher, Corey Moore, discusses small group instruction as a vehicle for students to share their thinking and learn from one another.More
Master teacher, Kasie McElroy, explains how she supports teachers to deepen their understanding of math standards through a unit planning template and individual feedback.More
5th-grade teacher, Carina Pruitt, shares how conceptual understanding is the foundation for procedural fluency and application. Looking for more specific standard/grade lessons, tasks or games to build conceptual understanding? Check out...More
5th-grade teacher, Lisa Caponigro, discusses the strategic use of collaborative planning time to dig into math standards and explore coherence within and across grades. Caponigro then delivers a lesson where students use their understanding of...More
Hear 5th-grade teacher, Carina Pruitt, explain how student discussion drives her lessons. Then watch two examples of her classroom instruction: - In Eliciting Student Thinking Through Questioning Carina facilitates a class discussion and clari...More

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