Turn and talk

Enhance classroom discussions and promote active learning with turn and talk strategies. Discover effective techniques to encourage student participation and collaboration in your lessons.
Improve the quality of partner talk in your classroom with this Turn and Talk Tips poster. Freebie! Pre K, Daily 5, Second Grade, Readers Workshop, Literacy, Anchor Charts, Turn And Talk, Partner Talk, Teaching Tips

What a beautiful weekend it has been here in Southern California! Today, we got our first hint of Fall. I love it! I hope everyone is doing well, especially all of our teaching friends who were impacted by Sandy. Things have been really getting exciting in my classroom. As I have mentioned before, we have been diving into non-fiction text features for quite sometime. We recently began writing our "Expert Books" on Bats. This theme was perfect for Halloween Week and we had so much fun doing…

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Mrs. Rios Teaches
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Howdy! I am Mr. Greg from The Kindergarten Smorgasboard. My real name is Greg Smedley-Warren. I have been teaching for 11 years. I spent a year teaching fifth grade, two years in second grade and am now in my 9th year in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my passion and my calling but honestly, that wasn’t how it started. When I was moved to Kindergarten (not voluntarily!) I called my mommy and cried. But on the first day, I fell in love and knew that Kindergarten is where I belonged. I have…

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Norma Jilpas