Structure a lesson so that students discover plural spelling rules on their own using the inductive model of instruction.
Joelle Trayers gives examples of how she encourages creativity and critical thinking by asking her students to think of completely new uses for everyday items.
Learn how “eight” and “ate” inspired a year long inquiry into homophones in a first grade class.
Joelle Trayers shares activities and book recommendations for teaching young students to think using multiple perspectives.
Get your kindergarten and first grade students involved in debates using multiple characters’ points of view. What would Goldilocks say to Papa Bear? What about Cinderalla and her Fairy Godmother?
Can we get students as young as kindergarten discussing ethical issues? Learn some ideas for integrating these multiple perspective problems throughout your curriculum.