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Classroom

Blending

Phonological Awareness Training
A systematic and explicit phonological awareness instruction.

Collaborative learning

Paragraph Summary With PALS
Students partner to summarize paragraphs main idea.

Peer Assisted Learning Strategies for Math
Combines peer tutoring with instructional practices to improve student proficiency in math.

Peer Mediated Instruction
Teachers teach the peer-mediated instruction routine to all students in the class during five 30-minute sessions.

Peer Tutoring and Response Groups
Aims to improve studentsí language development and reading ocmprehension skills.

Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for Reading Fluency
Students partner with other students in the classroom to practice fluency skills.

Probabalistic Thinking Instruction
Include activities that test and develop probabilistic thinking of children in order to advance conceptualizations of probability.

Problem Representation Skills
Students learn to produce and translate between multiple representations of functions such as words, tables, and graphs.

Problem-Centered Mathematics Program
Encouraging deeper undertanding of the problems resolved by math computations.

Feedback

Praise
Students are more likely to continue displaying appropriate behavior and academic effort when teachers praise them.

Process Writing
Process writing focuses on the process of writing, rather than the end product.

Inquiry-Based Learning

Probabalistic Thinking Instruction
Include activities that test and develop probabilistic thinking of children in order to advance conceptualizations of probability.

Memory

Pegwords
Pegword mnemonics refer to a set of rhyming words that are used to represent numbers.

Process Mnemonics
Process mnemonics can be used to teach computational skills to students with mathematics learning disabilities.

Prompt Fading
Prompt fading aims to improve studentsí number sense in multiplication by teaching them multiplication facts.

Multiple Representations

Partitioning
A multi-step process to build a deeper understanding of fractions.

Problem Representation Skills
Students learn to produce and translate between multiple representations of functions such as words, tables, and graphs.

Paraphrasing

Paragraph Restatement
Students practice restating information in their own words.

Paraphrasing for Reading Comprehension
A mnemonic strategy to teach the strategy of paraphrasing.

Planning

Planning and Revising
Explicitly teaching students the skills involved in planning and revising.

PLEASE Strategy
The strategy provides a structure to help students generate and organize ideas.

Real World Examples

Project based learning
Students explore real-world problems to develop cross-curriculum skills while working in small groups.

Revising

Planning and Revising
Explicitly teaching students the skills involved in planning and revising.

Routines and Rituals

Parent Participation and Self Management in Mathematics Homework
Self-management and parent participation in combination increases the homework completion and accuracy of students with behavior problems.

Segmenting Words

Phonological Awareness Training
A systematic and explicit phonological awareness instruction.

Self Monitoring

Parent Participation and Self Management in Mathematics Homework
Self-management and parent participation in combination increases the homework completion and accuracy of students with behavior problems.

Prompt Cards for Self Questioning
Materials for this strategy include a set of self-questions for representation and solution on prompt cards and a structured worksheet.

Sight Words

Pictorial Prompts
This strategy aims to improve students' ability to read and recognize sight words.

Summarizing

Paragraph Summary With PALS
Students partner to summarize paragraphs main idea.

Teacher Modeling

Preteaching in Math Classes
Preteaching key component skills prior to working with the lesson or unit.

Use of Prior Knowledge

Part-Part-Whole
Aims to promote interpretation of the semantic structures of different addition and subtraction problems.

Preteaching in Math Classes
Preteaching key component skills prior to working with the lesson or unit.

Word Problems

Parsing Math Story Problems
a strategy to promote Reading comprehension of math word problems.

Part-Part-Whole
Aims to promote interpretation of the semantic structures of different addition and subtraction problems.

School

Professional Development

PD Effects on Writing Instruction
Teachers who receive targeted professional development are more likely to integrate writing instruction to their lessons on a daily basis

Professional Development - Active Learning
Teachers engae in meaningful discussions, planning, and practice.

Professional Development - Activity Type
Reform type professional development activities should supplement the traditional workshops.

Professional Development - Content Focus
A focus on enhancing teachers' content area knowledge.

Professional Development - Extended Duration
Sustaining professional development over time.

Professional Development -- Coherence
Effective professional development provides opportunities for teachers make connections between topics and to perceive a coheren

Professional Development -- Collective Participation
Teachers who work together are more likely to discuss concepts, skills, and problems that arise during professional development.

School Climate

Parental Volunteering
Parents' behavioral involvement such as visiting school and participating in educational affairs provides information useful to help their child's schooling.

Staffing

Paraprofessionals (Teacher Aides)
Staffing decisions for improving instruction.

Paraprofessionals and Students with Special Needs
Staffing decisions for improving special education services.

Teacher Collaboration

Professional Learning Communities -- ELA
Teachers share a vision, work and learn collaboratively, visit and review other classrooms, and participate in decision making.

Professional Learning Communities -- Math
Administrators and school staff share commitment to and focus on student learning.


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