All of our students need scaffolds at one point or another, and I thought it would be useful if I brought together many of the posts that I’ve characterized as “scaffolding” into one place (as well as resources from others). Here’s a simple definition of scaffolding from Indiana University.
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Here they are (feel free to suggest more):
I’m actually going to start-off with an excellent post by Valentina Gonzalez titled Scaffolding for ELs.
6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students is from Edutopia.
8 Strategies for Scaffolding Instruction is from Ms. Houser.
‘Teachers Know A Lot About Scaffolding’ For Complex Texts is one of my posts over at Education Week Teacher. It’s Part Two in a series on…scaffolding for complex texts. Part One featured responses from three educators: Wendi Pillars, Amy Benjamin, and Christopher Lehman. Part Two includes three joint commentaries from Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher; Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan; and Aaron Brock and Jody Passanisi.
This is a short video on scaffolding from Beyond The Bubble, a history site about which I’ve previously posted. Though it talks about history, its scaffolding recommendations can be helpful in any subject:
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) October 21, 2016
Just-in-Time Support is a good piece in ASCD Educational Leadership on scaffolding strategies.
— Andy Tharby (@atharby) September 1, 2016
— Donalyn Miller (@donalynbooks) March 4, 2016
— Stacey Shubitz (@sshubitz) August 5, 2015
7 Ways to Scaffold Instruction for English Language Learners is from Teach Learn Grow.
Scaffolding for Success: Best Practices for Secondary ELLs is from TESOL.
Scaffolding CCSS Instruction for ELLs – New Resource Guides is from Colorin Colorado.
On-the-Spot Scaffolding for Students is from Edutopia.
How do I make my anchor charts ELL friendly? is by Valentina Gonzalez.
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) April 15, 2017
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) January 10, 2019
10 Scaffolds to Support EL Learning, Part 1 is a great post by Judie Haynes.
10 Scaffolds to Support EL Learning, Part 2 is by Judie Haynes.
Instructional Scaffolding to Improve Learning is from Northern Illinois University.
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) September 10, 2019
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) October 2, 2019
How scaffolding lessons can strengthen critical thinking development is from Education Dive.
A cute visual to help us understand all the ways we can scaffold instruction for language learners.
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) March 9, 2020
Scaffolds for Learning: The Key to Guided Instruction is by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey.
Scaffolding in a VISIBLE LEARNING Classroom is from Corwin.
Differentiated Instruction and Scaffolding is from UEN.
High Impact Teaching Strategy: Structuring Lessons (go to page twelve)
6 Scaffolds to Support ELs in a Virtual Classroom is by Judie Haynes.
Catching Up At-Risk Students: How Do You Move Them Forward Quickly and Effectively? is from Learning-Focused.
Summation of scaffolding course with @TanELLclassroom @easkelton @GreciaRebeca @PalawatShilpa @ESL_Adventures #inclusion #ELL #UniversalDesign #NoMoreLowExpectations #ESL #Scaffolding pic.twitter.com/CrdMZgJbpj
— 𝕊𝕙𝕖𝕣𝕣𝕪 𝕋𝕖𝕒𝕔𝕙𝕖𝕣 #OneWord2022 POTENTIAL (@SherryTeacher) September 28, 2019
Scaffolding – more than just a worksheet is from The Education Endowment Foundation.
🔥#scaffolds 🔥are important for #ELs The link below will take you to the #ELL2point0 site to explore/make a copy of the infographic with 3 types of scaffolds & examples of how to use them with #Literacy strategies such as ✨Think-Write-Pair-Share✨
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) September 28, 2022
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) October 4, 2022