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Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: More Guided Reading Anchor Charts. Reading strategies.

How I learned to stop being afraid of socratic seminars. Great for middle school and high school teachers.

Teaching ELLs to read critically through colaborative discussions

Classroom management by phone! Seven ways to make back to school easier and…

Class discussions, although rewarding in the exchange of ideas if they go well, can also be difficult to navigate. There is the problem of discussions being too controlled and structured, th

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Successful Socratic Seminars: Help Students Prepare, Participate & Reflect on Classroom Discussions

Are you thinking about holding a socratic seminar in your classroom? Or maybe your last whole class discussion didn't work out so well? Read on for why fishbowl discussions are the way to go and how to help students prepare for, participate in, and reflect on class discussions.

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