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what are ways to make connections explicit between old and new learning?

Sep 21, 2016 3:51pm

  • English Language Arts
  • 7
  • Common Core


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    • Oct 10, 2016 10:57am

      I try to familiarize myself with the curriculum within my district. This allows me to make an overt references to previous years/other disciplines. Ex. I just finished a composites unit in STEM. When I introduced the unit, I opened with a question about ancient civilizations (7th grade history) and how they started to manufacture bricks out clay and straw. This immediately provided context and gave my class a head start.