Component 1B: Demonstrating Knowledge of Students
Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, or Gender
The author of this short blog post points out the biases many teachers may inadvertently carry with them into the classroom. She encourages teacher to examine such biases and not put limits on a student's achievement based on factors that may or may not be in their control.
Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences
In this eight minute video interview, Howard Gardener shares his thoughts on the following topics: engaging students, self-directed learning, multiple intelligences, technology and multiple intelligences, and assessments.
Multiple Intelligences Help Students Thrive
Watch an elementary classroom teacher differentiate her classroom activities based on the strengths of her students.
5 Key Strategies for ELL Instruction
Researcher Rebecca Greene’s super-popular blog post discusses the key shifts in the Common Core for ELLs, and the opportunities to grow disciplinary knowledge and English language skills.
Video Playlist: Collaborating to Plan Common Core Lessons for ELLs
Watch two second grade teachers collaboratively plan for both the English speaking and English learning students in their classrooms. You will also see video highlights of the classrooms where their planning is put into action.