Edutopia blogger Terry Heick proposes using the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model – show them, help them, let them – as an authentic means for creating and promoting a culture of learning in your classroom.
Source: Promoting a Culture of Learning
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they’re learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.
Source: 5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback
Literacy instruction is the responsibility of all educators — regardless of the content they teach.
Source: How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?
By: Michelle J. Kelley, Nicki Clausen-Grace
The text feature walk guides students in the reading of text features in order to access prior knowledge, make connections, and set a purpose for reading expository text. Results from a pilot study illustrate the benefits of using the strategy, and practical suggestions for implementation are offered.
Poverty-related factors that intervene in students’ ability to learn include health and well-being, limited literacy and language development, access to material resources, and level of mobility.
Source: How Does Poverty Influence Learning?