As classrooms move towards more personalized learning, anchor charts provide visual references to the procedures or steps for using a new skill. Grammar walls reinforce new academic words and how they are to be used, as well as, giving students a bank of words to use in their writing and collaborative discussions. Both tools give students resources to use in their learning. One idea is to have students take pictures so they have access to them on the iPads wherever they go.
We are hitting our stride here at Yuma District ONE. Students and teachers are working hard to reach individual and class goals. Many discussions have centered around kicking up student engagement and strengthening our students reading. There are two strategies that have been getting a lot of discussion time that addresses both. One is letting go of Round Robin Reading or Popcorn reading. Here is a great article giving 11 alternatives. 11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" and