• Simon Templeton posted an update in the group Group logo of ISPP StrategistsISPP Strategists 1 year ago

    Simon – Using prediction to increase vocabulary / comprehension. They predict what they think the word from the text means and use the words to predict (create) what they think the story is about. Does not matter if they are close to the actual story or way off track. They have to justify why they think that is the story. Evaluating to check their…[Read more]

  • Mark McCaustlin posted an update in the group Group logo of ISPP StrategistsISPP Strategists 1 year ago

    Final project:
    We will each put together a 1 minute video that will include a student working on the modified document/strategy where the student will mention what he or she is doing and how it is helpful for them. The video will be 4 mins in total. The strategy we are using will be related inferring, predicting and or hypothesising.

  • Brittany posted an update in the group Group logo of ISPP StrategistsISPP Strategists 1 year, 1 month ago

    Decided on a timeline.

    Dec 14 – Research strategies

    Jan 11 – Decide on strategies and implement; gather evidence
    Can be evidence from work we’ve already done, if we have evidence of successes and things that were less successful than hoped
    Can try new things

    Feb 8 – Bring evidence together, do we need to adjust/try something new
    Look over o…[Read more]

  • Mark McCaustlin posted an update in the group Group logo of ISPP StrategistsISPP Strategists 1 year, 2 months ago

    We have decided to use Gina Rojas Academic Language Toolkit as guidance for our group. We will focus on the Inferring, Predicting and Hypothesising section.

  • Mark McCaustlin posted an update in the group Group logo of ISPP StrategistsISPP Strategists 1 year, 3 months ago

    Ideas for final project:

    Have on display a single strategy we have all use throughout the year. Same strategy for K-12

    Strategies on how to extend vocabulary.

    How to show evidence of students learning new vocabulary? How do they practice using these new words? Should we video evidence of students progressing?

    Need to come up with some…[Read more]