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Tackling Text Think-Aloud
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Theory Into Practice Poster
CCSS Content Standards
Critically Evaluating Online Information
Digital Reading Scaffolds
English Language Learners
Foreign Language Teachers
Extended Antic. Guide
Found Poem Texts
Getting Their Attention
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448 Conference 2015
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Ipads in Classrooms
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448 Archives 1
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448 Slides 2012
448 Conference 2013
448 Conference 2014
Taiwan 2008 Visit
Exploring Inquiry In Your Discipline
Exploring Grade Appropriate Themes and Essential Questions for Middle and High School Level Content
- Greece, New York Curriculum
Components of Essential Questions:
Foundational guides for developing essential questions and other inquiry resources
Thinking Processes and The Question Matrix (Q-Matrix)
from Victoria, British Columbia
: Create a YouTube video to illustrate real-life connections to your content rather than an write an essay - see this Grade 3 student's video titled Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
For today's class, you will be exploring with a partner one of these modules and addressing the questions posed on your handout.
Saving the Blue and Gray
(Civil War, Grade 8) Students propose changes to Civil War battlefield practices.
Pinochet and Human Rights: Reevaluating Policy
(Policy Studies, Grade 10) Prepare to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to address this issue: How can the U.S. maintain a strong commitment to human rights and at the same time protect its national interests?
The World Inside
You (Biology, Chemistry, and Health - Grade 8) Students investigate systems of the human body in order to make some personal health decisions for their future.
Our Water World: The Blue Planet
(Environmental Science: Grade 8) Students explore questions about our planet, including "What happens when human waste can no longer be absorbed by our natural systems?"
What Makes A Good Place to Live
(Persuasive Writing - Grade 9) Students study selected continents during the term to determine the best place to live, based on the 5 themes of geography.
I Was Part of the Movement
(Memoir Writing - Grades 9-12) Students create a diary of a well-known figure from the Civil War era.
The Grapes of Wrath - What if this happened to you?
(Grades 9-12) Students explore the impact of a natural disaster on modern day America.
Family Vacation...Spanish Style
(Spanish Class - Grades 9-12) Students work together and choose a destination location in a Spanish speaking region and decide what to do while there.
An Introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem
(Webquest - Highschool) Students use the theorem to solve a problem for the Department of Transportation
Inclined to Learn Math
(Webquest - High School) Students apply math skills to determine if their school meets state standards
(Science - Grade 3)
Students visit four tidal zones and choose to become a seashore animal.
Path to Peace: Tumult in the Middle East
(Grade 7) Students describe a policy the United States should follow in the Middle East, and tell how it will create a solution to the conflict and benefit the people of the world.
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