What is the “I Do, We Do, You Do” Teaching Model?
After a new concept is taught, teachers often expect students to be able to use it independentlyright away. While this may work for some students, others need more support and practice before they are ready to try on their own."I Do, We Do, You Do" is a teaching method that is well suited for teaching these new concepts. This three step process easily guides children from the concept's introduction to full understanding.Thetechnique works well... Read More
Tuesday March 15, 2016
Sentence Diagramming is Out, Modeling is In
In 1847, a man named Stephen Watkins Clark created a teaching tool he called sentence mapping." These strings of interconnected bubbles were designed to teach children sentence construction and the parts of speech. Despite being incredibly innovative, the idea never really caught on. About 30 years later, a team set out to give sentence mapping a makeover that would make it more marketable. Simply changing the name to sentence diagramming and... Read More
Thursday January 21, 2016