Learn how Emily Strickland’s students mastered division of fractions with a mashup of SOS Hook ‘Em and SOS Paper Slide.
Learn how Jeannine Shields uses multiple SOS Strategies to inspire a hands-on investigation of the ladybug lifecycle in her STEAM Cafe.
Carrie Willis and Caitlin Arakawa share their SOS Story and how they pair technology with Spotlight On Strategies to enhance learning in their classrooms and school.
Tuesday, February 20, was an exciting day for Sims Middle School in Santa Rosa County, FL! With the help of Discovery Education PD STEM Specialist Dacia Jones, members of the Sims Middle School staff challenged all teachers in the school to use Spotlight On Strategies and then share them in a Twitter Smackdown using the #smsstrategysmackdown hashtag. This fun challenge was part of their district’s “State of Innovate 2018″. We’re excited to elevate and celebrate several of the SOS stories from of the participating teachers. Read to find out about their experiences, and get ideas for how SOS can make a difference in your classroom, too!
Lauri Vitale shares how she used SOS: They Said What? and SOS Multiple Perspectives to help her students look at historical events through several different viewpoints.
From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA February marks the beginning of Black History Month in the United States, when students commonly learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and other influential African Americans. Much of the
Laura Dawes, Media Specialist from Alabama, shares how she uses SOS Half the Picture with her primary students in this SOS Story.
Jennifer Newman shares a 1st grade adaptation for SOS Snowball Fight in this SOS Story.
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.