• Earth Day the GLAD Way!

    Earth Day the GLAD Way!

    Earth Day is an movement to support environmental protection. What's the best way to teach about the importance of healing our Earth? Be GLAD strategies! Keep reading for a Conservation Unit you can use in the classroom.

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  • Paper vs. Digital

    Paper vs. Digital

    The digital world surrounds us every day. As we navigate the world, we use technology throughout the world and with increasing frequency, for everything from grocery shopping, traveling from place to place, and, of course, the workplace, including teaching. Technology has transformed education over the years, and played a huge role during the pandemic as many districts and schools moved to distance or remote learning. Teachers have become increasingly more comfortable integrating the many powerful tools available to us. But a huge question remains: what should the balance be between using technology and using paper or other physical materials?

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  • Women's History Month

    Women's History Month

    Women's History Month is a time to learn about inspirational women who have made positive contributions to society. Keep reading to see how to use GLAD strategies to teach about some incredible women and the differences they made!

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  • President's Day Resources

    President's Day Resources

    Learn how to use the Comparative Input Chart and Poetry in English and Spanish!

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  • Effective Word Walls

    Effective Word Walls

    Word walls have been an effective tool in the classroom for many, many years. You may have a word wall up in your classroom currently! A word wall is, as the name suggests, a display of words that students can reference and utilize in a variety of ways, for both language production in writing and speaking as well as supporting students in recognizing sight words or decoding words based on the skills they have learned. By making our word walls interactive, we increase the amount of use as well as the effectiveness of the word wall.

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  • Teaching About MLK Jr. through Storytelling & other Strategies

    Teaching About MLK Jr. through Storytelling & other Strategies

    Everyone loves a good story. Storytelling is a hallmark of the human race! It is a cultural activity, common to every known culture across the world. When we get together with friends and family, we tell stories. We discuss recent and past events, and share humor, suspense, anger, sadness, joy, fear, and more. As our friends and loved ones share their stories, we learn more about them and their experiences. Novels, movies, and short stories entertain us and bring us joy. Storytelling is timeless and limitless.

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