Creating Powerful Home-based Learning
Through short but regular mindfulness activities, students develop their awareness and ability to focus.
Teachers can help students understand that learning involves effort, mistakes, and reflection by teaching them about their malleable brain and modeling their own learning process.
Teaching students how to label, identify, and manage Emotion helps them learn Self-regulation skills.
Setting overall goals, as well as smaller goals as steps to reaching them, encourages consistent, achievable progress and helps students feel confident in their skills and abilities.
Maintaining consistent classroom routines and schedules ensures that students are able to trust and predict what will happen next.
Brain breaks that include movement allow learners to refresh their thinking and focus on learning new information.
Math games allow students to practice many math skills in a fun, applied context.
When students have meaningful conversations about math and use math vocabulary, they develop the thinking, questioning, and explanation skills needed to master mathematical concepts.
When teachers connect math to the students' world, students see how math is relevant and applicable to their daily lives.
Sentence frames or stems can serve as language support to enrich students' participation in academic discussions.
When students explain their thinking process aloud with guidance in response to questions or prompts, they recognize the strategies they use and solidify their understanding.
Rhyming, alliteration, and other sound devices reinforce math skills development by activating the mental processes that promote memory.
Writing can become personally meaningful when students have an actual audience and a real purpose for communicating with that audience.
A word wall helps build Vocabulary for reading fluidity.
Playful activities can support the development of learners' Metacognition and also inspire their narratives and writing.
Expressing ideas through visuals and audio, and understanding others' ideas in these forms, is as critical in today's world as traditional reading and writing.
Physically acting out a text enhances reading comprehension.
Journaling allows students to reflect on their thinking and feelings, process their learning, and connect new information to what they know.
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