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.
Learn the strategies that have students at Marvin Rainey’s school fired up about reading and having powerful and focused discussions.
The Spotlight On Strategies series is one of Discovery Education’s most popular resources. First introduced 2012, these strategies help teachers use media in effective and engaging ways in their classrooms. The best part about the SOS is that they are flexible and can be used across grade levels and content areas. We are excited for our new SOS series that spotlights teachers, showing off how they have put the SOS to work in their classrooms!