High School English Engagement strategies
Video: Middle School Fishbowl Discussion
Great video of middle school students actively engaged in one conversation.
Video: 9-12 Group Contracts for Collaborative Work
Holding students accountable to each other.
Video: 5th grade large group text talk time
10 minute video of a teacher leading a large group discussion about a text.
Video: Choosing Collaborative Groups
Very short but good video about grouping students.
Edutopia: Productive Group Work
An excellent overview and some videos.
Cornell University Center for Teaching Excellence: Collaborative Learning
Lots of information of collaborative learning and group work. This is a great overview, with lots of suggestions - mostly for secondary students
Video: Collaborative Grouping 1-3-6 Protocol
The video shows high school students, but could easily be adapted to middle and intermediate students.
Video: 5th grade reading workshop
Focuses on a 5th grade independent reading class where all students are reading at their level.
Video: K-2 Differentiating with Math Computer Games
Shows the progression from whole class lesson, in-class practice, then to computers to provide immediate feedback to the students.
Video: 7th Grade Social Studies: Learning Menus
Explains how to use Learning Menus to differentiate. Choice. Scaffolding. Assessment.
Video: Rick Wormeli and a new high school chemistry teacher
A video following a new teacher at a New York city high school with a diverse class. She seeks help from Rick Wormeli about differentiation.
Reading Rockets: Differentiated Instruction
Resources for differentiated instruction for elementary literacy.
Academic Language and Literacy
Jeff Zwiers' website. Resources for promoting academic conversations in class.
ASCD Differentiated Instruction
Variety of resources, but mostly availble for purchase.