Archive for the ‘secondary’ Category

Need to simplify a text? Want to help students access reading material online?

Check out the website Rewordify.com!  The website will scan a piece of text and simplify the more difficult language to improve a student’s access to the content.  You can choose from several different levels and ways you would like it to be viewed…

Academic Conversations for Diverse Learners: The First Steps

We use language to represent our thinking and, in turn, the act of producing language, through speaking or writing, itself helps us both process and retain information. Given this, it seems natural we would want classrooms to be filled with talking stu…

Strategic Note-Taking in Secondary Content Classrooms

Do your students struggle with effective note-taking in class? Read this article to learn how to teach and assess the research-based strategy, Strategic Note-taking. Click the link below to access the article: Strategic Note-Taking

Best Practices for Teaching Beginner English Language Learners (ELLs) at the Secondary Level

Author:   Oryan Landa, ESL Instructional Coach    A LOOK AT OUR INTERVENTIONS Walk into just about any secondary campus today and you are bound to find a teacher wondering what to do with a student who doesn’t speak English. And for a teacher who might have a class of 30 students, knowing how to meet […]

TRC Grant Application Available

The Texas Regional Collaboratives provide professional development to teachers in the areas of math and science through grant funds. Teacher Mentors (TMs) who participate receive intensive, TEKS aligned, research based professional development (100+ ho…

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