Cause and Effect | Reading Strategies | EasyTeaching

Identifying cause and effect in texts is important as it helps us to understand the events that are happening. It helps us to understand what’s happening and why it’s happening. A cause happens first. It’s is why something happens. To find the cause ask ‘Why did this happen?’ An effect happens after the cause. It…

Be a Partner in Your Child’s Education

So, Jake is seven and he is a fun-loving little guy. The very typical thing: you ask what they would do at school and you get “nothing.” So with FreshGrade, it was nice to have that consistent and frequent content information. You’re able to have content-specific conversations with them. I could both acknowledge what he…

Managing Game-Based Learning in the Classroom

>>Ameer: Managing game play is just like managing other learning activities in your classroom. You’ll know you’re on the right track when you see your students helping each other, having fun, and reflecting on what they’re learning.>>Teacher: So mark it first, good, good.>>Student: So I get one, nine, so yellow gets one and I get…

Partner Addition (Classroom Physical Activity Breaks)

[ Silence ] All right. I’m going to count slowly, 10 all the way to zero. And by the time I get to zero, you should have a partner and stand back to back with your partner. Oh, we’re not running. I didn’t even start counting. What are my rules about partners? Danell? – You…

60-Second Strategy: Respond, Reflect, and Review

>>Teacher: Using your desk as a whiteboard, answer questions and then we’ll start the rotations.>>Teacher: The Respond, Reflect, Review Protocol is an active-engagement activity where students evaluate each other’s work. The first part of it, students respond to a given question or prompt.>>Teacher: When the timer dings, be ready to rotate. [ding]>>Teacher: They rotate in…

Partner Spotlight: Got STEM? NASA lesson plans hit on science, technology, engineering and math

How’s it going everybody? My name is Matthew Wallace and I’m here at the Hacking STEM booth where they’ve partnered with us at NASA to create eight new lesson plans featured around the International Space Station. The one we want to talk to you about today is the heat shield lesson. Come check it out!…

Shaping the Way We Teach English: Module 06, Managing Large Classes

IN RECENT YEARS, THE DEMAND FOR ENGLISH HAS INCREASED. SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD HAVE RESPONDED BY ADDING MORE ENGLISH CLASSES INTO THE CURRICULUM. CLASS SIZES CAN BE QUITE LARGE AND IN SOME CASES ARE GROWING EVEN LARGER. CLASSES OF 50 TO 75 STUDENTS ARE NOT UNCOMMON. MANY PEOPLE IN EDUCATION ARE ASKING THEMSELVES “HOW DO…

Partner Spotlight: Immersive Reader is now available in MERGE Explorer

Hi, my name is Steve Patti chief marketing officer with MERGE We’re excited to be here today with Microsoft as we’re transforming active learning in the classroom by going beyond the device screen. Now let’s hear from our good friend and educator Jaime Donnelly as she shows you how hi My name is Jamie Donnelly…