Whether you are simply thinking about trying Guided Math in your classroom or are reflecting on how you might fine-tune the way you now use Guided Math, consider these five tips to make the most of the Guided Math framework.
There’s no doubt that many students can become guarded when we ask them to share out ideas in class. The peer pressure and thought of putting ideas out there can be very intimidating for lots of students. So, how do we create a classroom where our students can feel comfortable to engage in the necessary communication skills we’re expected to teach? Here are few ideas to try
Educators have to be responsive to gender culture, national culture, socioeconomic culture, and youth culture. They must not mistake one of these cultures for another, and certainly not confuse any with race. The “rings of culture” in Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching are a potential source of responsiveness.
Differentiation is critical to helping students of all abilities to work within their zone of proximity. Here are some ideas to help you differentiate your literacy centers, so that all students can work at their own proficiency levels within their reading skills.