Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.
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Here are this week’s picks:
Retrieval Practice: Hiding Broccoli in the Brownies is from Learning Scientists. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Retrieval Practice.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Scaffolded Writing Frames For Students:
Yes! The CER (Claim-Evidence-Reasoning) text structure is super-helpful as a language scaffold for our students *and* for adults when engaging in critical thinking! 🌟 Thank you @ENLACE_Lawrence for continuously inspiring educators and for leading by example. 🌟 pic.twitter.com/RPlYACj7Jp
— Sarah B. Ottow (@SarahOttow) July 21, 2018
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More:
Compiled everyone’s beautiful suggestions here for easy reference! #TeachLivingPoets #aplangchat #aplitchat #engchat #poetry https://t.co/X08yRMW60N
— Tricia Ebarvia (@triciaebarvia) July 14, 2018
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Rubric Sites (And A Beginning Discussion About Their Use):
Excellent book on alternatives to rubrics for formative assessment. 👇🏽
Am thinking about what this means for me as I work with my 5th-graders.
I really dislike ranking kids. Really like a good, exploratory conversation: “What’s going on here?” (p.64)#tg2@HeinemannPub pic.twitter.com/9KRw2Gf8w9
— Steve Peterson (@insidethedog) July 5, 2018