Practice Eight – Implementation Ideas

  1. Vocabulary Activities and Resources - PreK
  2. Vocabulary Activities and Resources Elementary
  3. Vocabulary Activities and Resources | MS/HS
  4. Vocabulary Strategies - 15 versatile strategies for building and using enriched vocabulary with groups or individuals.
  5. Classic Literature Resources - Anthology of resources for myths, fables, folk tales, and other classic literature (some interactive)
  6. Creating Positive Dialogue by Redirecting with Quotes - Strategies for the use of Quotes including a variety of practical examples and printable quote posters.
  7. - Allows personalization of vocabulary learning specific to class and student needs.
  8. - a website with vocabulary resources with: 
    1. Dozens of glossaries in a myriad of subjects to make browsing for words by category easier and a more satisfying experience.
    2. A crossword puzzle solver
    3. A word of the week with definition, discussion, etymology, translations in 5 languages
  9. Strategies for Respect - Multiple strategies for creating a positive classroom environment
  10. Strategies for Use of the Magic Triad
  11. Practice 2 - Educators and learners speak in complete sentences and address one another by name, demonstrating mutual respect and common courtesy.
  12. Procedure for Designating Time for Formal or Casual Speech Example
  13. Lower Elementary Memorization Strategies
  14. How To Memorize Quotes and Poetry
  15. 9 Amazing tricks to teach your students to memorize. - 9 types of memory tools
  16. Public Speaking Tips by Toastmasters - select from menu for tips in a variety of areas for public speaking
  17. How to Give a Great Presentation - 7:04 min. - 7 presentation skills and tips
  18. Writing Strategies - List of writing resources and activities for all grade levels
  19. Book of Wisdom - A journaling strategy that supports character development
  20. Favorite Scene from 'Dead Poets Society' 2:46 min. - Have learners view, discuss, and journal to apply personally.
  21. Five Ways to Start Your Lessons - 1:28 sec. Video with 7 ideas for beginning a lesson.
  22. Hand’y Curriculum Connections Page One, Page Two - graphic organizer incorporate the six questions to analyze any piece of literature/curriculum content Hand'y Curriculum Connections - Digital download
  23. Six Question Cube - Question Cube with the six basic questions, Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How 
  24. Rise and Shine Ideas - Ideas for learners to use presentation skills in an assembly
  25. Different Voices Activity – May be used with “Tone of Voice” poem
  26. Tone of Voice” - Author Unknown - poem
  27. Minute Mania Verbal Fluency - quick effective pre-writing strategy
  28. Writing Fluency Strategy - pre-writing strategy that works to prevent writer’s block
  29. Neck Up, Check Up – poster - Use to have learners reflect on personal attitude before beginning writing/presentation
  30. Creeds - multiple resources on creeds - quotes, literature, memorization and how-to-write-a-creed strategies, etc.
  31. Character Resources - Tips for creating positive dialogue, quotes, poetry, and literature
  32. The First 2 to 6 MInutes of Class - 10 Ideas for beginning class
  33. Using "Think-Time" and "Wait-Time" Skillfully in the Classroom. - article giving the “HOW” for using think time and wait time as well as strategies to implement additional processing time
  34. Wait Time for Questions - article giving the ‘WHY’ for using wait time as well as other tips.
  35. Journaling Tips Why journaling is important and tips for implementing.
  36. Tips for Motivation and Encouragement - Multiple online resources
  37. Self-reflection Strategies - includes reflection writing stems, poster, a One-Minute Feedback strategy, etc. - All Age Levels
  38. 12 Printable Online Resources and Tips for Using Graphic Organizers - Includes a variety of graphic organizers including some in Spanish.
  39. State Changes