In this video, a 4th-grade teacher from Fall Hamilton shares her perspective on what it was like to transition from a standards-based to text based approach to planning. We also see a clip of her grade-level team engaging in text based planning...More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses balancing the three literacy shifts in order to meet the Common Core State Standards.More
2nd-grade teacher, Lucy Makuro, leads her students through a close reading of the poem “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” by Jane Taylor.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
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