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Your Body Language Speaks Volumes: 6 Tips for Teachers

Your Body Language Speaks Volumes: 6 Tips for Teachers

Start off your school year on the right foot! Here are 6 body language tips to help with classroo... read more

Integrating Scientific Argumentation and Modeling for K-2 Learners

Integrating Scientific Argumentation and Modeling for K-2 Learners

The practices of scientific argumentation and modeling involve using evidence and reasoning to ... read more

5 Key Strategies for ELL Instruction

5 Key Strategies for ELL Instruction

English Language Learners (ELLs) face the double challenge of learning academic content as well a... read more

Teaching Channel Video Playlist Library

Teaching Channel Video Playlist Library

Welcome to Tch's playlist headquarters! Take the opportunity to watch teachers in action by press... read more

ELLs: Perspectives and Pedagogy

ELLs: Perspectives and Pedagogy

Like most teachers across America, I have students that are described as English Language Learn... read more

Why are Academic Discussions So Important for our ELLs?

Why are Academic Discussions So Important for our ELLs?

One of the many things I love about working for Oakland, California schools is serving a communit... read more

Strengthening Teaching and Learning for ELLs

Strengthening Teaching and Learning for ELLs

Adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) calls for an increase of rigor for all stude... read more

Content Conversations: Strategies for ELLs

Content Conversations: Strategies for ELLs

Editor's Note: Oakland Unified School District's ongoing partnership with Teaching Channel has in... read more

Sarah's Summer Road Trip (Week 3): Project-Based Learning for All

Sarah's Summer Road Trip (Week 3): Project-Based Learning for All

Our last road trip stop in Tampa, Florida, helped us reconnect with the importance of giving st... read more

Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Students at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) come to us from all over the world.... read more

Teaching for Biliteracy

Teaching for Biliteracy

Spanish, Somali, Hmong, and Telugu are a few of the 48 languages spoken in the School District ... read more

Video Playlist: Five Essential Practices in the Elementary ELL Classroom

Video Playlist: Five Essential Practices in the Elementary ELL Classroom

In this new series, in partnership with San Francisco Unified School District, we step inside c... read more

Reality Over Rhetoric! ELL & the Year Ahead

Reality Over Rhetoric! ELL & the Year Ahead

A few days after the November election, I had a meeting with Angie Estonina and Lisa Kwong, two... read more

3 Tips for Supporting ELLs Through Co-Teaching & Collaboration

3 Tips for Supporting ELLs Through Co-Teaching & Collaboration

We know the saying “two heads are better than one.” And we know that our English Language Learn... read more

Video Playlist: Early Childhood Education

Video Playlist: Early Childhood Education

Through a grant from the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Foundation, Teaching Channel and First 5 ... read more

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