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Kechia Williams offers practical strategies for differentiating instruction in a Scholastic online article, “8 Lessons Learned on Differentiating Instruction.” She suggests...
Teacher advisor Mary Blow shares her best tips for engaging students in revision and editing, including instructions for a fun peer-editing activity and whisper reading.
Scholastic teacher advisor Mary Blow shares how she reviews classroom expectations and procedures with an interactive scavenger hunt.
Turn your classroom library into a welcoming place to read with these tips from blogger Mary Blow.
Scholastic teacher advisor Mary Blow explains how she creates units that combine fiction, nonfiction, and poetry across a variety of topics to reinforce genre recognition throughout the year.
Some critics claim that interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are glorified, expensive projectors. I suppose they are, if they are used as a presentation tool and not as a learning tool that requires student interaction. There are effective ways of...
Use these activities to integrate English and social studies with fables that introduce students to cultures around the world.
Get your new middle schoolers on the right track from day one with tips for using student planners, organizing lockers and binders, and improving communication between students and teachers.