Jeannie Runyon and Brittany Myrick, with the support of DEPD STEM Consultant Dacia Jones, are moving their instructional practice away from teacher-directed and towards student-led engaged learning.
Thomas McAuliff shares how he combines strategies to activate prior knowledge, focus students on listening to peers, and assess gaps in student understanding. Learn more from his SOS Story.
Francie Snyder, a teacher from Manatee County, Florida, likes to combine several strategies, resulting in a powerful SOS mashup.
Elizabeth Merrit used virtual reality and SOS Paper Slide to spice up a science vocabulary lesson. Read about the reaction she got from students and parents!
Learn how Shelby Bailey helps 5th grade students master math concepts with SOS ABC Summary and SOS Paper Slide.
See what Jackie Smyers and her 3rd graders think about using AEIOU to summarize what they’ve learned and how additional student instructions made it even more effective.
Read about how Wanda Hanley uses SOS: XO Let’s Go to help 2nd grade students synthesize what they’ve learned in a Discovery Education video segment.
Learn how Teresa Rupnik provides students with intentional opportunities to speak and listen using the SOS: Half the Story.
Jen Cucchiarelli shares how she challenges students to capture big ideas with only six words in this SOS Story.
Sarah Yuska uses SOS: The Question Is… to help her students make sense of challenging scientific information. Read about how her students participated in this strategy during a recent lesson on cell structure.