Ask questions that connect identity and content to help students make connections between themes, characters or concepts in the text and their own lives.
Giving students a way to express gratitude towards one another can help build community, appreciation and kindness in your classroom.
Choice boards add a new dimension to your classroom, offering an alternative to standard assessments and empowering students to choose how they show mastery of a topic.
WRAP allows students to learn in collaboration with their peers, creating a community that works together to boost writing skills.
Teach your kids to become word detectives with this quick vocabulary routine! Teach them to use word parts to determine the meaning of unknown words.
Small group instruction targets and focuses instruction, enriching student learning and closing learning gaps.
Small group discussions are a great way for everyone to practice essential speaking and listening skills that translate across all subject areas.
Pre-pandemic, student feelings towards classroom belonging, relationships and trust in middle school were hard enough topics to address; now they are critical as our students rebuild their social muscles and re-engage with teachers and classrooms.
K035 stood out as a positive outlier in almost every domain in our Winter 2022 Panorama Survey data. Watch our interviews with leaders and teachers to learn how they build an environment that prioritizes student voice, social-emotional learning, and cultural responsiveness.
In the Fall 2021 Panorama survey, students rated this school highly in the areas of rigor and teacher-student relationships. We decided to visit and interview the teachers and principal leading this amazing work and share our findings with the network.
Watch our interview with Principal William Gladstone as our Network Leader Jacobē Bell asks him about his school’s cultural awareness practices and their special change idea. Building off of their cultural awareness work, the 108 team is now testing a change idea that focuses on literacy skills.