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August 25, 2009

Educator Session Materials~ Free Publications from US Dept of #Education #Homeschool Resources

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These workshop presentations and materials from the U.S. Department of Education Teacher-to-Teacher Workshops were developed by various individuals and are being provided as illustrative examples of what might be useful to teachers. The Department is not requiring or encouraging the use of any particular methods or materials in the classroom, and the use of the methods and materials in these sessions does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education and/or St Aiden’s Homeschool and/or Donnette E Davis.

A Cognitive Strategy for Inclusion Classrooms

A Meaningful Approach to Teaching a Foreign Language

A Model for Managing Complex Change

A Tale of Two Trails: The Oregon and Santa Fe Trails

Actuating Mastery in Elementary Math Students

An Interactive Approach To Teaching and Assessing Chinese with Technology

Analogical Reasoning: Real-World Examples for Scientific Concepts

Analyzing Student Work To Focus Instruction

Assessing for Understanding: Formative Assessment in Mathematics

Assessment for Learning

Assessment in the Differentiated Classroom

Assessment That Motivates: Performance-Based Assessment in the Foreign Language Classroom

Balancing Math and Science

Becoming a Block Head: Resources for Teaching in a Block Schedule

Being a Responsive Principal

Blending Content and Process To Meet Science Standards

Building Competency in Foreign Language Instruction

Building Fluency: Do It Well and Do It Right!

Building Geometric Understanding

Building Reading Fluency: Strategies and Techniques To Increase Student Performance

Celebrate Error! A Teacher-Friendly Guide for Using Assessment Data To Improve Instruction and Student Achievement

Charting the Course: A Comprehensive Reading Model Pre-K Through Grade 6

Chinese Alive: Fun and Effective Activities

Circling the Wagons: Analyzing an Inquiry Unit on Western Expansion 1820-1850

CLASS Professional Standards for Chinese Language Teachers

Closing the Achievement Gap: Strategies for Teaching Content to Low Achieving Students

Co-teaching: The Best of Both Worlds!

Comprehending Informational Text – Making What Is Implicit, Explicit

Comprehension Strategies for Secondary Students

Comprehension Strategies: Unlocking the Mystery of Text Comprehension

Connecting Patterns and Algebra

Constructive Chaos

Correcting Misconceptions in Science

Creating a College-Going Culture

Creating Classroom Activities for Learning Chinese Culture

Cultural Instruction: A Side Dish or the Main Meal?

Data Collection and Collaboration: Pathways to Differentiation

Decoding to Encoding

Designing Effective Science Instruction

Developing Computational Mastery

Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated Instruction in Science

Differentiating in Science: Take a Journey to the Core

Direct Instruction: Getting It Right in Math

Does it Really Matter? Using Standards and Inquiry-Based Learning To Explore Solids, Liquids, and Gases in the Primary Grades

Early Building Blocks of Literacy: From Sounds to Words

Early Strategies for Building Academic Literacy in Math and Science

Effective Strategies in the Spanish Language Classroom

Effective Strategies in the Arabic Classroom

ELL & World Cultures

ELL – World Languages vs. English

Emergent Literacy, Music and Poetry: A Creative Partnership

Engaging Reluctant Students

Engaging Student Writers: Building Support for Success

Establishing Collaborative Teams Focused on Results and Learning

Eureka! Reading and Writing in Science

Everybody Wins: Reviewing Math Assessments School-Wide

Exploring and Learning Hindi with Promising Technology and Hands-on Practice

Exploring Oceans

Fast Track: The Benefits of a Dual-Enrollment Program

Filling in the Cracks: Gaps in Elementary Students’ Math Knowledge

Force Me to Move

Foundation Skills for Expository Compositions: From Classifying to the Justification Paragraph

Fractions…Decimals…Percents…Oh My! Creating Cohesive Units of Instruction Using Best Practices for All Students Including LEP Learners

From Cookbook to Inquiry

From Master Plan to Lesson Plan in the Foreign Language Classroom

Geography…It’s Everywhere!

Got the H.O.T.S. for Inquiry?

Growth Models

Hands-on Math To Improve Understanding of Basic Functions

Help! My Students Don’t Speak English

Helping Older, Struggling Readers

Historical Literacy: Using Historical Documents in the Classroom

Hooked on Math: Engaging Students with Limited English Proficiency

I Have the Largest FBI File in the United States

Implementing Reading Intervention in Secondary Schools

Improving Fluency To Increase Comprehension for Struggling Adolescent Readers

Improving Student Writing

Improving Visual and Verbal Literacy

Inclusion: How Do We Modify and Meet Standards?

Incorporating Explicit Vocabulary Instruction at the Secondary Level

Increasing Rigor and Relevance in Secondary Science

Infer Daily to Improve Comprehension

Integer Instruction That Works Best Practices for Instruction of Integers for All Students Including LEP Learners

Integrating Writing Into Every Classroom

Interpersonal Communication: Making It Happen in the Chinese Classroom

Intervention Before Assessment: Making Sense of the RTI Model

It’s All Relevant: Planning Elementary Science Lessons

Journal Writing in the Foreign Language Class

Language Acquisition in the Pre-High School Chinese Classroom

Layered Questioning Techniques for Diverse Learners

Learning Chinese as a

Learning To Use Graphing Calculators To Develop Key Concepts

Let’s Operate on Systems of Linear Equations!

Linear Equations

Make it Easy, Make It Fun, Make It Make Sense: Chinese Classroom Practice

Making History Matter: A Case Study of the Holocaust

Making Sense of Science: Science Notebooks

Managing Differentiated Instruction: Why, What and How

Mastering Fractions and Integers: Critical for College Mathematics

Mastering Multiplication and Division

Mastery Learning in Physical Science

Math 911!

Maximizing Instructional Time Through Positive Behavior Strategies

Maximizing the Impact of Science Labs

Middle-Schoolers in Motion: A Student-Centered Motion and Forces Module

Model Foreign Language Assessments

Moving to the Words: Integrating Dance and Literature

NAEP Arts Processes: Designing Curriculum and Embedded Assessments for the K-12 Classroom

Narrative Writing: Telling Our Stories

Nature and Mathematics

NCLB: Past, Present and Future

Number Sense

On Ramps: Bringing Every Student Up to Speed

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

One Size Does Not Fit All: Standards-Based Differentiation

Outcomes, Assessment, and Instruction in the Elementary Foreign Language Classroom

Overcoming Language Barriers in the Mathematics Classroom

Pair and Group Work in the Foreign Language Classroom

Particle Pictures: Developing Children’s Ideas About the Particle Nature of Matter

Patterns to Symbols: Looking into Algebra in Grades 3-6

Peer Teaching in Secondary Math Classrooms

Phenotypes Versus Genotypes A Module in Genetics

Planning Effective Science Units

Planning Explicit Writing Instruction in Science

Planning for Cooperative Learning in Math Inclusion Classrooms

Planning for Performance Assessments

Planning for Success in Science: The Unit Organizer Routine

Planning Standards-Based Curriculum in Foreign Language

Polynomials Multiplied!

Power Learning in Science: Science for ALL

Pre-Reading Strategies That Work in the Content Areas

Pre-Teaching Strategies for Teaching Reading to Limited English Proficiency Students Grades K-3

Problem Solving in a Primary Classroom

Professional Learning Communities

Reaching Comprehension: Finding Meaning in Literature Through the Arts

Read Analytically and Write Effectively in Mandarin Chinese

Reading: Explicit Instruction for Exceptional Results

Repeated Reading: Making the Grade

Resource for Resources: Free Materials from Your National Park Service

Responding to Student Needs NOT Behaviors

Response to Intervention: Key Elements of School Wide Implementation

Science and Mathematics Strategies for Limited English Proficient Students

Science Notebooks: Teaching the Write Way!

Science Passports to the National Parks

Sentence Expansion: Developing Writing, Syntax and Grammar Skills

So You are Using School-Wide Data, But are You Using the Data?

Stimulating Math Strategies From Singapore

Storytelling and Popular Music in the Chinese Language Classroom

Strategies for Strugglers of Math

Strategies for Teaching Science to Limited English Proficient Students: From Comprehensible Input to Comprehensible Output

Strategies for Teaching Social Studies to Limited English Proficient Students: From Comprehensible Input to Comprehensible Output

Strategies Skillful Language Learners Employ – A Look into the Arabic Language and Culture

Strategies To Involve Families of English Language Learners

Structured Collaborative Instructional Planning

Supporting Reading Comprehension of Limited English Proficient Students in the Content Areas

Supporting the Emerging Writer: A Skill by Skill Approach

Taking the “Dense” Out of Density

Teach Algebra in Space

Teacher Leadership in a Learning Community

Teaching Adolescents How to Critically Evaluate History

Teaching Content to All Students

Teaching LEP Students in Science and Mathematics Classrooms

Teaching LEP Students in the History Classroom

Teaching Mathematics on the Block

Teaching Vocabulary: Incorporating Explicit Instruction

Teaching Word Problems and Loving It in Elementary Math

The Bridge To Understanding Mathematics

The Color of Science

The CPR of Mathematics: Strategies for LEP Students, Strategies for ALL Students

The Energy of History: Educate, Engage and Excite

The Language IN Math: Strategies for Developing Math Vocabulary

The Periodically Elegant Table

The Persuasive Composition: A Scaffolded Approach

The Power of 2

The Science of CSI

Thinking Algebraically

Thinking Like a Scientist: A Nature of Science Activity Module

Thinking Outside the Box: An Inclusion Model

To Algorithm or Not To Algorithm: Building Conceptual Understanding

Transforming Geometry

Understanding Inquiry’s Tool: The Scientific Method for K-12

Understanding Integer Operations

Unlocking the Mysteries of Equations: Writing and Solving 1- and 2-Step Equations for All Students

Unlocking Vocabulary in the Content Classroom

Using Analogies To Teach Cell Functions

Using Modern Methods To Teach All Languages

Vocabulary Instruction: Giving LEP Service

We Can Teach Problem Solving!

What Do They Know? What Can They Do? A Lesson in Elementary Science Assessment

What’s the BIG Idea? Using Themes to Connect Student Learning

Why Ben Franklin Didn’t Fry: Discover Concepts of Electricity the Way History Did

Why Didn’t My Child Get an A? Thinking About Mathematics Assessment in Grades K-8

Writing and Reading in Math for LEP Students and All Students

Writing in Content Areas for LEP Students

Writing in the Content Area


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