Teaching Strategies

Sight Words: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Use this strategy to teach sight words to struggling readers.

Respectful Redirection: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

Respectful redirection is a classroom management strategy that teachers use to quickly and calmly te…

Fraction Number Line: An Evidence-Based Math Strategy

Learn how to teach comparing fractions using a fraction number line.

Spelling Irregular Words: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Spelling irregular words can be hard. Use this spelling strategy to teach students how to spell word…

Nonverbal Signals: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

Using nonverbal signals or silent signals in the classroom can reduce interruptions and allow all st…

Elkonin Sound Boxes: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Learn how to teach students to use Elkonin boxes or sound boxes, an evidence-based literacy strategy…

Phonics Blending: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Phonics blending is an effective, evidence-based word reading strategy to help all readers decode wo…

Change a Letter: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

In this reading activity, called "change a letter," students adjust one letter in a word to make a n…

Paragraph Shrinking: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Learn how to help students summarize what they read with paragraph shrinking, an evidence-based read…

Spelling Regular Words: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Use this spelling strategy to teach students how to spell regular words.

Retelling: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Use this reading strategy to help students with retelling a story or retelling nonfiction.

Vocabulary Words: An Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy

Use these vocabulary strategies and vocabulary activities to teach your students new words.

6 Strategies to Teach Students Self-Regulation in Writing

SRSD, or self-regulated strategy development, can help students improve writing skills. Learn about …

Download: Graphic Organizers to Help Kids With Reading

These free graphic organizers for reading come with filled-in examples. Download them now to help ki…

Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy: Pre-correcting and Prompting

Pre-correcting and prompting is a classroom management strategy that teachers use to tell and remind…

When-Then Sentences: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

A when-then sentence is a classroom management strategy to teach students behavior expectations.

Brain Breaks: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

Brain breaks give students a chance to shift their focus and return ready to work and learn.

SLANT: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

Learn how to teach students to pay attention in class using SLANT, an easy-to-use behavior strategy.