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A Socratic Seminar allows students to shine while deeply increasing comprehension. Learn how to incorporate this strategy with videos, support tools, and a detailed lesson plan.
Teacher advisor Angela Bunyi shares her five-week unit about the human body, which includes working with a health specialist and dissecting animal parts.
Scholastic teacher advisor Angela Bunyi shares her tips for teaching students how to find and cite reliable web resources and avoid plagiarism.
I love my class. I really, really love my class. They work hard, they stay in the struggle, and they have slowly learned to accept my favorite mantra: "There are no shortcuts." With that being said, hard workers also need to have a...
Think about the positive and negative components of teaching. Working with students and having an impact on their lives probably ranks highest on the positive list for most. A large majority, I suspect, would rank keeping up with papers as the...
Remember to teach beyond the test with these out-of-the-box ideas for the classroom, as well as a creative way to teach the amendments, from Scholastic teacher advisor Angela Bunyi.
My former school held an annual character book parade on Halloween. The premise sounded great: kids dressed up like characters from a book, but one year something smelled fishy as I watched the...
Teacher advisor Angela Bunyi explains the importance of teaching basic Greek and Latin vocabulary and gives examples of how she structures these lessons for grades 3-5.
Teacher advisor Angela Bunyi shares how Reader's Notebooks can be used differently and effectively by students in grades 3-12.