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30-Second Expert With Flip

Time Frame Time Frame

  • 10 - 20 Minutes
Instructional Strategy

This collaborative strategy can be used to introduce new material or to review texts that students have read. 30-Second Expert helps students summarize...

Tech Integration

Capture student voice using this free video discussion app.

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Tech-Integrated Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Small Group

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Engage/Opening, Explore/Learning Activity, Explain/Closing, Evaluate/Assessment

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • 10 - 20 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement, Collaborate, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Interpret, Review, Speak & Listen, Summarize, Synthesize

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - 12th
Journey of the Isolated Variable, Part 1

Solving Two-Step Equations

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 9th

This lesson focuses on the properties of real numbers, properties of equality, and inverse operations to help students solve linear equations. The goal is for students to understand the fundamentals of isolating a variable. Students will then be able to solve two-step equations by applying properties... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Journey of the Isolated Variable, Part 1

Solving Two-Step Equations

Course Course

  • Algebra 1, Pre-Algebra

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 9th

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • A1.A.3.1
More 80 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)

This professional learning session focuses on providing teachers with foundational knowledge and strategies they can use to promote student behavioral engagement in the classroom. Participants will explore research on student engagement, analyze engagement scenarios, and generate strategies for generating... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, New Teachers, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement
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Time Frame 45 minutes

This professional learning session focuses on providing teachers with foundational knowledge and strategies they can use to promote affective student engagement in the classroom. Participants will explore research on student engagement, analyze engagement scenarios, and generate strategies for improving... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, New Teachers, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement
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Time Frame 45 minutes
GUS Method

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 2nd - 12th

Students use self-reflection to indicate their level of understanding—whether they guessed (G), are unsure (U), or are completely sure (S). This strategy is a non-threatening approach for teachers to assess students' learning informally by allowing them to self-reflect about their understanding. In... Read more »

Strategy Instructional Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Whole Class

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • Less Than 10 Minutes

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 2nd - 12th