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Quick View: Applying Mathematics Skills for Success in Science

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Standards: Model with Mathematics
Mathematics helps us to understand science and to design, conduct, and analyze the results of scientific experiments. Science requires us to collect data, interpret it for significant patterns, and...

Quick View: Blogs and Wikis

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Standards: Language • Writing
Writing online, through blogs, wikis, or discussion forums, can boost student motivation for writing and help students learn to adapt writing for different audiences, tasks, purposes, and disciplines...

Quick View: Captioning

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Standards: Foundational Skills
Captions can provide struggling readers with additional print exposure, improving foundational reading skills. In a typical classroom, a teacher may find many students who are struggling readers,...

Quick View: Conducting Research

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Conducting research is an inquiry-based process that involves identifying a question, gathering information, analyzing and evaluating evidence, drawing conclusions, and sharing the knowledge gained....

Quick View: Embedded Agents

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Standards: Literature • Informational Text • Writing
Agents and tutors are the life-like characters in multimedia software and online applications that pop up on the screen to explain rules, provide hints, or prompt the user to use the program's...

Quick View: Embedded Supports to Differentiate Instruction for Struggling Students

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Standards: Language • Literature • Informational Text • Foundational Skills
To ensure that your students are college and career ready, you may need to incorporate a variety of supports into your English Language Arts (ELA) instruction, including Universal Design for Learning...

Quick View: Improving Fluency with Technology - Assisted Reading

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Standards: Foundational Skills
Fluency is reading with accuracy, speed, and understanding. Students who struggle with fluency may read slowly, in a monotone, ignoring punctuation, or in choppy start-and-stop rhythms. Support these...

Quick View: Improving Fluency with Technology - Repeated and Performance Reading

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Standards: Foundational Skills
Fluency is reading with accuracy, speed, and understanding. Students who struggle with fluency may read slowly, in a monotone, ignoring punctuation, or in choppy start-and-stop rhythms. Support these...

Quick View: Teaching Students to Make Presentations

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Standards: Speaking and Listening
Classroom presentations encourage purposeful speaking and engaged listening. When students give a presentation, they not only demonstrate content knowledge but also exercise skills in writing with...

Quick View: Using Multimedia to Support Reading Instruction

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Standards: Literature • Informational Text • Speaking and Listening
Part of preparing students to become college and career ready involves helping them become adept at integrating and evaluating information in a variety of different media formats. To help students...

Quick View: Using Multimedia to Support Reading in Social Studies

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Standards: Literacy in History/Social Studies • Literature • Informational Text
As students advance to upper elementary grades, there is a shift from "learning to read" to "reading to learn", particularly with regard to content-area reading in history, social studies, and...

Quick View: Using Texting in Your Instruction

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Standards: Language
It may seem counterintuitive, but texting and “text speak” can be used as a fun way to help students build foundational reading skills such as word recognition and phonological awareness. You can...

Quick View: Virtual Manipulatives

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Standards: Make Sense of Problems • Reason Abstractly • Model with Mathematics • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
In the past, most classrooms only had physical manipulatives. Today, more classrooms have improved access to computers and the Internet. As a result, virtual manipulatives are becoming more common....