Great Model Teaching Videos - Teaching students how to think and analyze are important goals of today& teacher. See how one high school teacher uses a two day lesson to get students to analyze texts and develop more critical ways of thinking.
Check out this classroom video on Teaching Channel. Write higher order questions and get students to write higher order questions using Costa's Levels of Questioning, Bloom's Taxonomy verb starters or a Frayer model. You could also use Depth of Knowledge!
Here's a teaching strategy to use as a literary analysis tool. The Pattern Folder allows English teachers to help students gather textual evidence, draw conclusions and trace a pattern or theme. A quick and easy formative assessment tool for your class.
Discover a unique way to break down the Common Core into manageable groups. Using buckets, teachers and students will better understand expectations of the Common Core overall as well as what is expected during a particular lesson.
VIDEO: Teaching students to use textual evidence is a key component of the Common Core. Learn how to teach students to cite textual evidence, engage in collaborative discussions and draw evidence from literary text in preparation for writing.
Strategies for Student-Centered Discussion. Master the art and science of engaging students in rigorous discussion. How does beginning the lesson with student reflection and a guiding question equip students for the discussion?
Great video for high school economic teachers. Here are tips to help students develop critical thinking and speaking skills while debating economic topics. This class structure can be utilized in other high school subjects as well.
CLOSE READING Teacher Resource~ This minute video models a close reading lesson. A group of grade students closely read a text about toy inventors, discussing their ideas with their peers. To watch when I have some free time.
Students are doing research online. Learn how to teach students to use critical thinking in finding trustworthy sites and analyzing different websites. This lesson is consistent with the Common Core Standards for critical thinking.