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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