Differentiating with station teaching

Today, I am going to feature one of the very best differentiation tools available to K-12 teachers: learning stations. Our featured post, therefore, is this short article by Michelle McFarland-McDaniels on setting up this model in the classroom.

Middle school literacy centers

Looking for a new literacy center format for you middle grade students? At A Teacher’s Treasure, Mrs Zrihen has her 6th-8th grade students create most of her centers in order to give the them ownership and a chance to think differently about the material. On her blog, Mrs. Zrihen shared her latest student designed activity […]

FUN FRIDAY: Need help? Ask me!

This clever idea comes from Mrs. Geary at Light a Candle. Her student helpers wear fun visors so that their classmates know just where to go when they have questions during centers, transitions, or anytime the teacher is busy. This is a great way to give some learners a valued job while making it easier […]

Literacy center menu

I often feature posts about centers or stations but this is the first time I have found a monthly menu to help the teacher and students see the options that will be offered across the days, weeks, and month.

Ellis Island webquest

This link will take you to a teacher-created webquest on immigration. It has several links to quality sites and a rubric. Differentiate by featuring websites with a variety of reading levels or by asking some students to complete less complex tasks than others. And don’t miss the Ellis Island stations link near the bottom of […]

Second grade math centers

The Math Center Ideas blog is a tremendous resource for early elementary education teachers. Every post is going to be useful for primary school educators but the one I am featuring today is full of center activities that can be used again and again. As I have noted before on this blog, centers are a […]

Celebrating stations in K-12 classrooms

This week, we are going to feature one of the very best differentiation tools available to K-12 teachers: learning stations. Our featured post, therefore, is this short article by Michelle McFarland-McDaniels on setting up this model in the classroom.