Prepare students for academic and life success by helping them develop their listening, speaking, writing, and digital media skills.
- Even the youngest students can collaborate productively to push each other’s learning through a protocol that introduces peer feedback.
- Creating a safer space for students to engage with controversial topics starts with shared norms like “assume best intentions” and “show respect and courage.”
- Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways.
- A framework called six thinking hats helps students learn the essential skill of giving and receiving feedback.
- In this video series, we explore how educators can guide all students, regardless of their developmental starting points, to become productive and engaged learners.
- A quick formative assessment tool also encourages all students—even shy ones—to participate in discussions.
- Students deepen their understanding and build a sense of community by engaging with their peers’ reasoned arguments.
- Starting the day with this 15-minute activity helps students regulate their emotions and focus on the day’s learning.
- Looking for a simple way to ensure all voices are heard in your classroom? Try equity sticks.
- Looking for a simple way to get your students writing? Try a low-stakes timed exercise.