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Wait Time (Partner School)

Wait Time (Partner School)

St. Mary’s Convent Junior College of Education | Allahabad, India Sometimes, you may want students to think deeply about a question before giving a response. Using wait time gives students the time they need to think before answering. ~*~ Thank you to Sr. Jane...
Summarizing (Partner School)

Summarizing (Partner School)

St. Mary’s Convent Junior College of Education | Allahabad, India Summarizing is restating the main ideas of a lesson in as few words as possible. Students will need to practice this often so as not to include too much or too little information in their summary....
Retelling (Partner School)

Retelling (Partner School)

St. Mary’s Convent Junior College of Education | Allahabad, India Retelling is used after students have learned something new. By retelling what they have just learned in their own words to someone else, the lesson is reinforced and the teacher knows what the...
Reflection (Partner School)

Reflection (Partner School)

St. Mary’s Convent Junior College of Education | Allahabad, India After a lesson, students may use reflection to reinforce the concepts they have just learned. They may do so verbally, in writing, or by drawing pictures. Reflection lets teachers know that...
Prediction (Partner School)

Prediction (Partner School)

St. Mary’s Convent Junior College of Education | Allahabad, India Making predictions helps students think about different possibilities and test their critical thinking. Students can practice this by making predictions at the start of a new lesson. ~*~ Thank you...
Venn Diagram

Venn Diagram

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas Using a Venn Diagram, students identify similarities and differences between two things by listing certain features in a chart containing overlapping circles. Venn Diagrams can be used to summarize, compare, or comprehend information....
KWL

KWL

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas KWL is a visual organizer that can be used to sort information students already Know, information they Want to Know, and information they have already Learned. It can be used in all three parts of a lesson: the Introduction, the New...
Wait Time

Wait Time

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas Sometimes, you may want students to think deeply about a question before giving a response. Using wait time gives students the time they need to think before answering. Read Transcript When a teacher asks a question, students tend to...
Summarizing

Summarizing

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas, USA Summarizing is restating the main ideas of a lesson in as few words as possible. Students will need to practice this often so as not to include too much or too little information in their summary. Read Transcript Summarizing is...
Retelling

Retelling

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas, USA Retelling is used after students have learned something new. By retelling what they have just learned in their own words to someone else, the lesson is reinforced and the teacher knows what the students understand. Read Transcript...
Reflection

Reflection

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas, USA After a lesson, students may use reflection to reinforce the concepts they have just learned. They may do so verbally, in writing, or by drawing pictures. This lets teachers know that students understand what has been taught. Read...
Problem Solving

Problem Solving

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas, USA When a student or group of students encounter a problem, have them use the four-step problem solving method to overcome it. The four steps can be repeated until a solution is found. Read Transcript Problem Solving is a method...
Prediction

Prediction

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas, USA Students make predictions about what might happen in the lesson. Read Transcript In the Prediction method, the teacher asks students to make a prediction about what might happen in the lesson. For example, in a lesson about...
Question and Answer

Question and Answer

Teach for Life | Wichita, Kansas, USA Asking questions during a lesson is better than just giving rote information to students. But asking specific types of questions, as shown here, can help students to think more deeply about a...