Pedagogy and Teaching Strategies

Brian Roberts continues teaching Spanish in this series intended to provide language training fast! This session of intense, focused, specialized language instruction provides some basic communicative tools in the Spanish language The program is engineered to provided rapid gains in basic communication in Spanish, so the focus is on high-frequency vocabulary to train the language learner to recognize, understand, and use the vocabulary and grammar that he or she is likely to encounter in day-to-day life.

Participants will learn proven strategies for matching instructional approaches to the readiness, interests and talents of all students. These approaches include problem-based learning, providing "scaffolds" for lesson content, and analyzing the procedures used in learning and the products of learning. Participants will watch short video clips of Tennessee teachers who are successfully practicing these differentiated instructional strategies in their classrooms after attending a TNDOE-sponsored differentiated instruction camp at MTSU.

Student Discipline Institute 2017: Best Practices Panel

Viewing of Part I and Part II videos will meet the mandatory training requirement for Rutherford County Schools K-5 Social Studies Teachers. The training consists of two videos: Part I – Your Studies Weekly Subscription (length approximately 39 minutes) and Part II – 21st Century Learning with Studies Weekly (length approximately 1 hour 3 minutes including the 5 companion videos). Teachers should download the Studies Weekly Webinar Video Companion List and be prepared to watch the companion videos online at the appropriate times during the presentation (See the Studies Weekly Webinar Table of Contents for a step-by-step format to follow during the webinar). Educators interested in learning more may opt to continue the professional development session by watching Part III – Century Learning Continued: Student Projects.

Viewing of Part I and Part II videos will meet the mandatory training requirement for Rutherford County Schools K-5 Social Studies Teachers. The training consists of two videos: Part I – Your Studies Weekly Subscription (length approximately 39 minutes) and Part II – 21st Century Learning with Studies Weekly (length approximately 1 hour 3 minutes including the 5 companion videos). Teachers should download the Studies Weekly Webinar Video Companion List and be prepared to watch the companion videos online at the appropriate times during the presentation (See the Studies Weekly Webinar Table of Contents for a step-by-step format to follow during the webinar). Educators interested in learning more may opt to continue the professional development session by watching Part III – Century Learning Continued: Student Projects.

In this exciting new series, Tennessee teachers will show how they are implementing the research-based instructional strategies that are most likely to improve student achievement across all content areas and grade levels. In this session, the strategies of summarizing and note taking will be featured.

Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and to build skills to apply knowledge in meaningful ways.

The SAMR Model for Technology Integration: Integrating Adobe Spark and Instagram into the College Classroom

Leslie Trail of Eagleville School demonstrates her use of Socratic Seminars (scholarly discussion) in the High School Classroom to help students think critically about texts, encourage expression of ideas, and improve writing skills.

Fifth Grade Reading and Language Arts teacher Sara Sheehan demonstrates how she is applying accountable talk in the classroom to improve her students' reading, writing and conversational skills. This program includes an interview with Sheehan and footage from a classroom session.

This program highlights the experiences of teachers who participated in the Teaching with Primary Sources 2010 Summer Institute. From brainstorming with primary sources in a workshop to implementing lesson ideas in the classroom, teachers share their experiences using the resources of the Library of Congress Web site.

In this professional development video, Heather Knox of Hobgood Elementary school discusses the success and challenges of using of a long-term research project to demonstrate the stages of informative writing in the classroom. Knox and other fifth-grade teachers at Hobgood guided students through a semester-long research project on JFK's assassination with the intent of engaging their curiosity while strengthening their writing skills.

Technology and Web 2.0 tools allow teachers to accommodate and reach those students with learning differences. We do a great disservice to our students with different learning styles when we withhold readily available tools from our instructional technology tool kit. These Web 2.0 tools will provide the opportunity to differentiate instruction in a number of ways to accommodate all types of learners. The presenter will showcase over thirty Web 2.0 websites to enhance differentiated instruction teaching practices.

Professional voice users, especially teachers, run a greater chance of experiencing vocal problems during their careers. Learn strategies from a voice specialist that aim to preserve your voice and promote good vocal behaviors.

Professional voice users, especially teachers, run a greater chance of experiencing vocal problems during their careers. Learn strategies from a voice specialist that aim to preserve your voice and promote good vocal behaviors.

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