3 Student-centered Strategies For Flocabulary In The Classroom

3 student-centered strategies for Flocabulary in the classroom

Student-centered learning invites students to be part of the planning, implementation, assessments, and overall decision-making process when it comes to what they learn. Giving students agency and choice in what they do helps students set their own goals, reflect on misconceptions, learn to problem solve and become better advocates for themselves. Flocabulary combines the best of teacher-initiated instruction and student-centered strategies. Here are a few ways to support student choice and agency with Flocabulary. Assign vocabulary activities as independent work or homework Allow students to explore and choose what parts of a Flocabulary lesson are most interesting to them or…

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5 Ways To Use Flocabulary In The Physical Classroom

5 ways to use Flocabulary in the physical classroom

Over the last year teachers have used more online edtech products than ever before. As you shift back to the physical classroom you might be considering which products will be the most impactful to use, or how you’ll take your new favorite platforms and integrate them into an in-person classroom setting.  We know that vocabulary is the biggest predictor of reading comprehension, and using Flocabulary is a great tool to focus on vocabulary acquisition while also bringing culturally responsive teaching practices into the classroom. Here are a few ways to turbocharge your Flocabulary usage as you shift back to the…

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Flocabulary Month-by-month: May

Flocabulary month-by-month: May

We know May can be one of the most difficult months of the year to keep students engaged with summer just around the corner. Try a few of these Flocabulary lessons this month to save time on planning and keep students thinking about new concepts, reviewing things they already learned or mastering vocabulary. Celebrate Memorial Day Celebrate Memorial Day and learn the history of the holiday with Flocabulary's Memorial Day lesson with a hip-hop video and supplemental vocabulary activities to deepen vocabulary knowledge. Students will learn about Memorial Day traditions and symbols and ways to honor fallen soldiers. They'll also…

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10 Summer Activity Ideas With Flocabulary

10 summer activity ideas with Flocabulary

School’s almost out. We helped you engage your students during the school year, and now we’re here to help your students fight the summer slump with these summer activities. You can assign these activities alongside summer reading, or simply allow your students to choose one or two fun options from the list. Read on to learn more about assignment suggestions, from a summer vocabulary goal to a Week in Rap log. 1. Create your own week in rap Create your own Week in Rap songs throughout summer by reading about current events, reflecting on them, deciding which ones are newsworthy…

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Social And Emotional Learning Overview

Social and emotional learning overview

There’s been a lot of talk about social and emotional learning (SEL) in the education space in recent years. Looking for an intro to SEL and what it means for teachers and students? We’ve got you covered. What is taught in social and emotional learning Social and emotional learning goes beyond academics by fostering empathy, building and maintaining positive relationships, and making responsible decisions. Major goals of social and emotional learning are to teach students: Self-awareness: Having a clear perception of your personality, thus allowing you to understand other people, and how they perceive youSelf-management: Taking responsibility for one’s actionsSocial…

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