How can I be clear about aligning what families hear me teaching with what their children are doing with the feedback both they and I offer kids along the way?
A silver lining of teaching remotely has been opportunities, like this one, to elevate authentic reasons to read and write. Kids are curious about how others do things, and they have so much real-world expertise to share. A strategy such as this one gives our youngest writers access to topics that might otherwise exceed their emergent writing skills.
A Teacher's Guide to Vocabulary Development Across the Day is filled with practical ideas for teaching vocabulary in K-3 classrooms. It is a resource that will help you develop an innovative and meaningful vocabulary curriculum for your students. Listen to an interview with the book's author and preview sections of the text.
Janet Ahn and I share our strategies and ideas for teaching the youngest writers in remote settings.
Today, TWT is honored to have Jennifer Serravallo as a guest writer, sharing ideas related to student writing during remote instruction.
The book you need right now. Jen Serravallo's newest book for remote education has hit shelves. Take a peek and enter the giveaway!
As we all venture into another week of instruction, no matter what that may look like, I have three tips for surviving and thriving in these times.