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EDU 6526- Identifying Similarities and Differences

Strategies for comparing, classifying, metaphors, and analogies have been proven to be highly beneficial to deeper learning. According to Dean et al. (2012), these strategies for identifying similarities and differences, “move students from existing knowledge to new knowledge, concrete to … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: Strategies for Summarizing Text

The three structures recommended by Dean et al. (2012) for summarizing are rule-based strategies, summary frames, and engagement in reciprocal teaching.  Students practice removing irrelevant or repetitive information, replace lists of things with one summative term, and find or create … Continue reading

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HOPE Standard Post- Offering an Appropriate Challenge in Writing Workshop

O2- Offer an appropriate challenge in the content area. To me, an essential element of offering an appropriate challenge in the content area is differentiating instruction to scaffold growth for all of my students.  In order to accomplish this goal … Continue reading

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