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Get some tips and tricks for improving and trying new instructional strategies in your teaching. #teaching #teacher #teach #instruction #instructionalstrategies #strategies #learn #learning #learner #moore-english #teachersfollowteachers #teachersfollowingteachers #teacherspinteachers

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Scaffolding Instruction
Anticipatory Sets
Project Based and Cooperative Learning
Using Stations in ELA
Incorporating Movement in the Classroom
Curriculum, Unit, and Lesson Planning
Differentiation and the Exceptional Child
Nerdy Lesson Planning Resources
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Scaffolding Instruction

Guided reading is a reading strategy we often overlook in high school English language arts. But guided reading groups are perfect for middle and high school students, too! This strategy is low-prep, low-cost, and high efficacy! Work on reading comprehension and critical thinking!

How to Bring Guided Reading to High School English / Moore English

Guided reading is not just for elementary teachers! Using guided reading in high school is a great way to scaffold instruction! #mooreenglish

Anticipatory Sets

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Project Based and Cooperative Learning

How to make cooperative learning strategies a part of your classroom that you won't know how you did without!

The Ultimate Cooperative Learning Strategies Guide

Cooperative learning takes the teacher off the stage and allows students to learn from one another by working through cooperative learning strategies to reach a common goal. This positive interdependence allows students to hold one another accountable for sharing the workload and learning.

Read about 7 Tips for Running Small Groups in the High School Setting! Small group counseling at a high school can be discouraging and tough. Figure out how to make it work for your high school. #counselorclique #smallgroup #smallgroupcounseling #highschool #schoolcounseling

7 Tips for Running Small Groups at the High School Level

I think it can be really easy to ignore small group counseling at the high school level all together... you have to find out how to make it work for you and your school. Once you find some small successes, I think you'll get on a roll and find it's your NEW FAVORITE part of your school counseling program! Small group counseling at the high school level is such a treasure! Here are 7 Tips for Running Small Groups at the High School Level: 1- Do a needs assessment, so you make sure you are…

Using Stations in ELA

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Incorporating Movement in the Classroom

Using the Gallery Walk instructional strategy to teach important classroom routines & structures Teaching Duration: 1-3 class periods What is a GALLERY WALK? A gallery walk is a kinesthetic strategy that help students learn information. It closely resembles the idea of a jigsaw, but with more movement. * To set up a gallery walk, you will need content - something that needs to be learned by the students. * For a simple example, you might be teaching students about pr...

Best Practices: The Gallery Walk — Mud and Ink Teaching

Using the Gallery Walk instructional strategy to teach important classroom routines & structures Teaching Duration: 1-3 class periods What is a GALLERY WALK? A gallery walk is a kinesthetic strategy that help students learn information. It closely resembles the idea of a jig

To Boost Learning, Just Add Movement

Physical movement makes learning stick better, and today we're exploring six ways you can add more movement to your classroom.

Curriculum, Unit, and Lesson Planning

Psychology: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Practice + Distance Learning Version

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: First came the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza, but then in 1943, the most famous pyramid of them all was BORN! Humanistic psychologist, Abraham Maslow published, "A Theory of Human Motivation," describing five stages of growth in humans, and most commonly presented as...

To Pace A Class Period [S2 E39] — Brave New Teaching

Pacing your lesson plans can be tricky, but it can also create a more positive classroom environment. Here are our best practices.

A Quick Guide to Four Instructional Design Models

If you’re new to eLearning, then understanding and implementing the best Instructional Design Models from the beginning is crucial to your success.

Teaching Sequencing? This resource has everything for your week of lesson plans. Unique ideas, anchor chart, graphic organizer, foldable, assessment, lessons and more! So many engaging activities to choose from to teach sequencing of a text. Transition words such as before, after, and first are covered! Much more than just worksheets, these classroom tested lessons will be perfect for your elementary class! You fun teaching while students have fun learning!

Sequencing Printables (Print & Digital)

Teaching Sequencing? This resource has everything for your week of lesson plans. Unique ideas, anchor chart, graphic organizer, foldable, assessment, lessons and more! So many engaging activities to choose from to teach sequencing of a text. Transition words such as before, after, and first are covered! Much more than just worksheets, these classroom tested lessons will be perfect for your elementary class! You fun teaching while students have fun learning!

Use UBD to build a high-quality unit that is cohesive and focused using backwards planning (also called backwards design). Let’s talk through an example of how to begin with the end in mind in planning a unit in my English classroom. #highschoolenglish #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolela #ela #backwardsdesign

Backwards Design

Use UBD to build a high-quality unit that is cohesive and focused using backwards planning (also called backwards design). Let’s talk through an example of how to begin with the end in mind in planning a unit in my English classroom. #highschoolenglish #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolela #ela #backwardsdesign

Differentiation and the Exceptional Child

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Nerdy Lesson Planning Resources

Bloom's Taxonomy explained-this helped!

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Bloom's Taxonomy explained-this helped!

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Prereading activities for older students can improve your classroom discusttions. Pre reading activities for middle school & pre reading activities for high school encourage literary analysis… More

Pre-Reading Activities for Older Students | Language Arts Classroom

Pre-reading activities for older students? Implementing them may take time, but they will benefit students in the long run.

Guided reading is a reading strategy we often overlook in high school English language arts. But guided reading groups are perfect for middle and high school students, too! This strategy is low-prep, low-cost, and high efficacy! Work on reading comprehension and critical thinking!

How to Bring Guided Reading to High School English / Moore English

Guided reading is not just for elementary teachers! Using guided reading in high school is a great way to scaffold instruction! #mooreenglish

Psychology: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Practice + Distance Learning Version

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: First came the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza, but then in 1943, the most famous pyramid of them all was BORN! Humanistic psychologist, Abraham Maslow published, "A Theory of Human Motivation," describing five stages of growth in humans, and most commonly presented as...

To Pace A Class Period [S2 E39] — Brave New Teaching

Pacing your lesson plans can be tricky, but it can also create a more positive classroom environment. Here are our best practices.

A Quick Guide to Four Instructional Design Models

If you’re new to eLearning, then understanding and implementing the best Instructional Design Models from the beginning is crucial to your success.

How to make cooperative learning strategies a part of your classroom that you won't know how you did without!

The Ultimate Cooperative Learning Strategies Guide

Cooperative learning takes the teacher off the stage and allows students to learn from one another by working through cooperative learning strategies to reach a common goal. This positive interdependence allows students to hold one another accountable for sharing the workload and learning.

Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You're Not Using | Cult of Pedagogy

Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You're Not Using | Cult of Pedagogy

Nothing cements long-term learning as powerfully as retrieval practice. Learn how to incorporate it into your classroom.

Learning is lifelong and students need support as they gather knowledge and skills. This can be done through scaffolding instruction. There were times in my earlier years of teaching that I didn’t use scaffolding in my instruction. I struggled to make sure all of my students were learning and understanding specific concepts and skills in my lessons. Never again…. it’s time to scaffold instruction! Click to keep reading!

Never Again…. It’s Time to Scaffold Instruction | Rockin Resources

Learning is lifelong and students need support as they gather knowledge and skills. This can be done through scaffolding instruction. There were times in my earlier years of teaching that I didn’t use scaffolding in my instruction. I struggled to make sure all of my students were learning and understanding specific concepts and skills in...

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to effectively scaffold your instruction and help students build increasingly sophisticated skills. We’ll also look at how you can help foster growth and independence through scaffolding. Click to continue reading this blog post for more scaffolding ideas!

How to Effectively Scaffold Your Instruction | Rockin Resources

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to effectively scaffold your instruction and help students build increasingly sophisticated skills. We’ll also look at how you can help foster growth and independence through scaffolding. Scaffolding and Differentiating The methodology behind scaffolding is multi-faceted. Scaffolding can mean providing support and then removing it slowly. It...

Calling Classroom Audible is part of instructional adjustment and making sure classroom instruction and lesson planning meets the needs of your students, classroom, and the current climate. To pretend that current events do not affect the classroom is to ignore the fact that teaching is political. Here are options and reasons and ideas for adjusting curricular scaffolding. #mooreenglish @moore-english.com

Calling a Classroom Audible for the Win

Calling Classroom Audible is part of instructional adjustment and making sure classroom instruction and lesson planning meets the needs of your students, classroom, and the current climate. To pretend that current events do not affect the classroom is to ignore the fact that teaching is political. Here are options and reasons and ideas for adjusting curricular scaffolding. #mooreenglish @moore-english.com

Close reading and annotation are part of critical thinking in the classroom. These strategies work for any content but are especially important for English, reading, writing, and literature classes. Using these reading strategies, students can take charge of a text and their interpretation of the text. With these skills, students can analyze an author's purpose, main idea, tone, and use of language. In this post, learn the DO's and DON'Ts of assessing close reading.

How to Assess Close Reading and Annotation / Moore English

Close reading and annotation are part of critical thinking in the classroom. These strategies work for any content but are especially important for English, reading, writing, and literature classes. Using these reading strategies, students can take charge of a text and their interpretation of the text. With these skills, students can analyze an author's purpose, main idea, tone, and use of language. In this post, learn the DO's and DON'Ts of assessing close reading.

Self-efficacy will help students in all the areas of academic achievement. Students with higher degrees of self-efficacy are better equipped to handle and respond to trauma and their social-emotional needs. A higher degree of self-efficacy positions students to meet and exceed the benchmarks in state standards and learning targets. Finally, a higher degree of self-efficacy prepares students to climb up Maslow's hierarchy and up Bloom's taxonomy.

How to Help Students Develop Self-Efficacy @moore-english.com #mooreenglish

Self-efficacy will help students in all the areas of academic achievement. Students with higher degrees of self-efficacy are better equipped to handle and respond to trauma and their social-emotional needs. A higher degree of self-efficacy positions students to meet and exceed the benchmarks in state standards and learning targets. Finally, a higher degree of self-efficacy prepares students to climb up Maslow's hierarchy and up Bloom's taxonomy.

086: Take Action for Deeper Learning, with Sarah Fine - Spark Creativity

086: Take Action for Deeper Learning, with Sarah Fine

086: Take Action for Deeper Learning, with Sarah Fine - Spark Creativity

Bloom's Taxonomy explained-this helped!

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Bloom's Taxonomy explained-this helped!

Using the Gallery Walk instructional strategy to teach important classroom routines & structures Teaching Duration: 1-3 class periods What is a GALLERY WALK? A gallery walk is a kinesthetic strategy that help students learn information. It closely resembles the idea of a jigsaw, but with more movement. * To set up a gallery walk, you will need content - something that needs to be learned by the students. * For a simple example, you might be teaching students about pr...

Best Practices: The Gallery Walk — Mud and Ink Teaching

Using the Gallery Walk instructional strategy to teach important classroom routines & structures Teaching Duration: 1-3 class periods What is a GALLERY WALK? A gallery walk is a kinesthetic strategy that help students learn information. It closely resembles the idea of a jig

Not all high school English curricula include literary criticism. For this reason, it can be hard to find high-qaulity resources for teaching lit crit in secondary English. With this in mind, I've put together a collection of 40 poems, dramas, novels, short stories, essays, articles, and informational texts to use with literary criticism. This collection covers the major schools of literary theory, including biographical criticism, formalism, New Criticism, Marxism, feminist theory…

40 Texts for Teaching Literary Criticism

Not all high school English curricula include literary criticism. For this reason, it can be hard to find high-qaulity resources for teaching lit crit in secondary English. With this in mind, I've put together a collection of 40 poems, dramas, novels, short stories, essays, articles, and informational texts to use with literary criticism. This collection covers the major schools of literary theory, including biographical criticism, formalism, New Criticism, Marxism, feminist theory…