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COACHing Questions for Cooperative Group Work
(c) 2012 Andi Stix, Ed.D. and PCC For a complete guide to coaching, please see Teachers as Classroom Coaches … Continue reading
Posted in Articles, Speeches & Past Posts, Classroom Coaching, Coaching Teachers, Motivation
Tagged active learning, assessment, authentic assessment, brainstorm, brainstorming, classroom coaching, coaching, coaching strategy, coaching students, communication, cooperative group work, cooperative learning, empowering students, group cohesion, handson instruction, handson learning, instructional coaching, interactive classroom, interactive instruction, interdisciplinary instruction, intrinsic motivation, learning, motivation, selfassessment, student empowerment, student motivation, student ownership, students coaching students, teachers as classroom coaches, teaching strategies
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Carousel Brainstorming
(c) 2012 Andi Stix, Ed.D The Carousel Brainstorming strategy is easy to implement. Each cooperative group walks up to an openended question posted on chart paper, discusses it, brainstorms answers or solutions, and writes down responses within a given amount … Continue reading
Posted in Discussion Strategies, General Strategies, Interdisciplinary Instruction, Language Arts, Teaching Strategies
Tagged accountability, active discussion, active learning, active listening, assessment, authentic assessment, brainstorm, brainstorming, communication, comprehension, concept integrated, cooperative group work, cooperative learning, differentiation, discussion strategies, handson instruction, handson learning, language art strategies, learning, making connections, student ownership, teaching strategies, teaching strategy, writing, writing across the curriculum
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OpenEnded Questions
(c) 2012 Andi Stix, Ed.D Research has shown time and time again that if we pose a closeended question, our students will elicit a minimal amount of answers. However, we can draft the same question using the following question starters … Continue reading
Posted in Articles, Speeches & Past Posts, Curriculum Writing, Discussion Strategies, Essential Questions, Guiding Questions, Motivation, Questioning, Teaching Strategies, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Curriculum
Tagged active learning, active listening, administrators as coaches, authentic assessment, classroom coaching, coaching, coaching students, comprehension, curriculum writing, differentiation, discovery learning, educational coaching, empowering students, guiding questions, instructional coaching, interactive classroom, interactive instruction, interdisciplinary instruction, intrinsic motivation, learning, learning styles, making connections, openended questions, posing questions, questioning, questions, student ownership, teachers as classroom coaches, teaching strategies
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The Link Between Art and Mathematics
© 1994 by Andi Stix, Ed.D. ERIC: Eric Resources Information Center #ED398170 … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Art Integration, Articles, Speeches & Past Posts, Assessment, Differentiation, Interdisciplinary Instruction, Mathematics, Speeches
Tagged active learning, art and math, art integration, assessment, authentic assessment, communication, comprehension, concept integrated, curriculum writing, differentiation, discovery learning, empowering students, handson instruction, interactive classroom, interactive instruction, journal writing, learning, learning styles, long term memory, Mathematical Concepts, mathematical instruction, mathematics, memory, multimodal instruction, pictorial journal writing, problem solving, student empowerment, student motivation, student ownership, teaching mathematics, teaching strategies, underachievement, visual imagery, visualization, visualizing mathematics
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PicJour Math: Pictorial Journal Writing in Mathematics
by Andi Stix, Ed.D. © 1994 The Arithmetic Teacher, vol. 41, no. 5, January Come every fall, teachers of mathematics are confronted with oversized classes filled with students who vary in both their learning style and their way of communicating … Continue reading
Posted in Articles, Speeches & Past Posts, Assessment, Differentiation, Interdisciplinary Instruction, Journal Writing, Language Arts, Manipulatives, Math, Mathematics, Teaching Strategies, Writing Across the Curriculum
Tagged 3.14, active learning, alternative Assessment, art and math, art integration, assessment, authentic assessment, cognitive style, curriculum writing, differentiation, discovery learning, empowering students, handson learning, interactive classroom, interactive instruction, interdisciplinary instruction, journal writing, learning styles, math manipulatives, math strategies, Mathematical Concepts, mathematical instruction, mathematical understanding, mathematics, memory, ownership, picjour math, pictorial journal writing, problem solving, student motivation, student ownership, teaching fractions, teaching math, teaching mathematics, teaching pi, teaching strategies, understanding pi in math, visualization, visualizing mathematics, writing across the curriculum
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RealityBased Integrated Instruction
© 1994 Speech by Andi Stix, Ed.D. ERIC: Eric Resources Information Center #ED377491 Paper presented at the Annual Conference and Exhibit of the National Middle School Association, “Bridges to Success” (21st, Cincinnati, OH, Nov 36, 1994) Abstract: A teacher wants … Continue reading
Posted in Articles, Speeches & Past Posts, Assessment, Curriculum Writing, Discussion Strategies, Essential Questions, Guiding Questions, Language Arts, Motivation, Questioning, Speeches, Teaching Strategies
Tagged authentic assessment, brainstorming, cooperative group work, cooperative learning, curriculum writing, discovery learning, discussion strategies, essential questions, guiding questions, handson learning, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary approach, interdisciplinary instruction, intrinsic motivation, kinds of writing, language art strategies, Language Arts, learning styles, making connections, motivation, poetry, student centered Curriculum, student empowerment, student motivation, student ownership, writing across the curriculum
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