These sites focus on the nine essential classroom instructional strategies by Marzano and colleagues. There is information about each strategy with technology integration, implementation, and examples. Includes movie clips, templates, and resources for teachers. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Graphic Organizers, Summarizing and Note Taking, Cooperative Learning Strategies, and Differentiated Instruction.
These websites are about setting goals. There is information on setting personal, academic, and financial goals. Learn the difference between short and long term goals, and how to set SMART goals for the best chance of success.
These sites provide resources for comparing and contrasting two ideas, stories or texts. Links to interactive Venn diagrams, compare and contrast interactive maps, compare and contrast rubrics, and lesson plans are included. Included are eThemes resources for Teaching Tips: Graphic Organizers and Nonfiction Reading Strategies.
These sites are about study skills and homework tips. There is also advice for improving test scores, concentration, and memory skills. Also links to eThemes Resources on reading skills, listening skills, note taking, and standardized test taking.
These sites have printable and interactive graphic organizers to be used in the classroom. Includes KWL charts, webs, clusters, timelines, outlines, fish diagrams, story maps, comparing charts, cause and effect charts, and more. Some sites explain how and why to use graphic organizers in the classroom.
These sites have various techniques that help students to acquire summarizing and note taking skills. Includes an interactive tutorial, exercises, worksheets, and lesson plans. There is a link to eThemes Resource on Reading Strategies for Elementary Students.
These websites have information on differentiated instruction, including articles for educators and parents, sample lesson plans, and tips for implementing a layered curriculum. Included are an eThemes resource on learning styles and multiple intelligences as well as an eThemes resource on cooperative learning.