Building literacy

Today at our staff meeting colleagues shared teaching practices they are using in their classes to help students improve their literacy.

One teacher gave an example of a group task. Students within the group are assigned specific words related to the topic. They must then try and spell the word. Students are then instructed to […]

Developing vocabulary in English

One collaborative strategy I have used which is proving to be quite effective is getting students to create a vocab list in a shared document. We’ve been focusing on creating two lists,one of common words and one of specific words which relate directly to the text or our topic. In this instance students are […]