Kathleen_smith's Media Stream

Boring Staff Meetings...not anymore

Gerry Brooks explains activities to liven up staff meetings.

Educator Behavior Charts

Gerry Brooks explains a behavior chart for teachers.

Amazing Things Happen

Introduction to Autism that gives an uplifting introduction to autism for young non-autistic audiences, aiming to raise awareness, understanding and tolerance in future generations.

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Introducing vocabulary in guided reading: Making Pizza

Teacher introduces vocabulary in guided reading with a group reading a Level C book.

Literature Circles in Action

Intermediate classroom with clips of students participating in literature circles. The students demonstrate different ways to participate in literature circles.

Pangolin- World's Weirdest

Video about the Pangolin which lives in Asia and Africa.

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Four Legged Library: Books by Burro

Story of Luis Soriano, a teacher in Columbia, who brings books via donkeys to people out in the country.

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Hard g, soft g

From The Electric Company, Shock and Lin-Manuel Miranda rap about the sounds g can make.

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Hard c Soft c

From the Electric Company: Shock and Lin-Manuel Miranda rap about the sounds c can make.

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Beers & Probst Tip 9 When a child says I don't get it

Beers & Probst explain how to interact with students to help them understand text.

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List-Group-Label

Video showing a 2nd grade classroom using the List-Group-Label strategy which is an open sort of vocabulary words that leads to increased vocabulary and comprehension of a text.

Powerful Predictions

This video shows a teacher introducing a new book to students for read aloud. She chooses 6 words from the text that help students make predictions about the story.

NF Signposts Word Gaps

Introduction to the signpost word gaps.

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NF Signposts: Quoted Words

Introduction to the signpost quoted words.

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Nonfiction Signposts- Numbers and stats

Introductory video about Numbers and Stats.

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Nonfiction Signposts- Extreme or Absolute Language

Short video introducing extreme or absolute language

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Nonfiction Signposts Introduction- Contrasts and Contradictions

Nonfiction Signposts Nonfiction Introduction- Contrasts and Contradictions

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Heggerty video from Wichita Public Schools

This video shows a class during a Heggerty phonemic awareness lesson.

Heggerty video: Green Alligators

This video shows a young class during a Heggerty phonemic awareness lesson.

Notice and Note Nonfiction Introduction

Introduction to the Nonfiction signposts

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Nonfiction Big Questions

Nonfiction signposts big questions

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Nonfiction Notice and Note How Teaching Nonfiction Differs from Teaching Fiction

Beers and Probst discuss Nonfiction Notice and Note

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Pixar short film Mike's New Car

Kathleen Smith 4th grade summary writing

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