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S.O.S: Journals

S.O.S: Journals

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Journals PDF Version Background Carol Ann Tomlinson shared,  “There is ample evidence that students are more successful in school and find it more satisfying if they are taught in ways that are responsive to

S.O.S: Table Top Texting

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Table Top Texting PDF Version Background According to a report by Pew Internet and American Life Project, “…texting ranks as the number one mode of communication among teenagers. Kids between the ages of 12

s.o.s: Visual Walkabout

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Visual Walkabout PDF Version Background A visual walkabout’s purpose is to provide an opportunity to engage students in a concept that will be covered by providing them ‘sneak peaks’ of important components through the

S.O.S: Did You Hear That?!?

Welcome to  Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our S.O.S series  provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Did You Hear That?!? PDF Version Background A single note from a song can take us back in time and the creak of a darkened home can send our hearts racing.  Though sound is

S.O.S: And the Award Goes To….

Welcome to week 16 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. And the Award Goes To… PDF Version Background Many of the strategies employed in classrooms today, deal with ways to enhance students cognitive skills.  If we focus solely

S.O.S: Scrambled Please

Welcome to week 15 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Scrambled Please PDF Version Background Most teachers, at some point in their teaching, have helped their students learn the important skill of sequencing. From class schedules, to steps

Spotlight on Strategies Series

Do you know about our Spotlight on Strategies series?  If not, you should.  The Spotlight on Strategies (S.O.S.) is a weekly series where we are put the spotlight on some of our favorite integration strategies.  Each week, there is a new digital integration challenge. We’ll provide the background, give an example, set the challenge, and provide you

S.O.S: That Sums It Up!

Welcome to week 14 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. That Sums it Up! PDF Version Background According to Raymond Jones, on his site ReadingQuest.org, when student summarize they “strip away the extra verbiage and extraneous examples, focus

S.O.S: Get VENN-y With It!

Welcome to week 13 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Get VENN-y With It PDF Version Background According to Marzano, one high yield instructional strategy is helping students identify similarities and differences. In Harvey Silver’s book Compare and

S.O.S: Now Screening

Welcome to week 12 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. Now Screening PDF Version                   Background According to John Medina, author of Brain Rules (a must read for educators), your

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