This page will introduce you to the kinds of tools that are available on this site. The tools in the gallery below were created over the past five years in collaboration with classroom teachers who have used them successfully with students. You can also upload your own tools for other teachers to use, just create your own teacher page if you haven’t already, then open your page and select Add a tool. Below, there are four broad types of tools that you can search for; click on any of these to learn more about the tools (the planning tools were designed by us after a thorough review of the literature on teaching and learning, all the rest by our colleagues in schools):
- Face-to-face tools
- Planning tools
- Scaffolding tools
- Professional mentoring tools [this one under construction].
- Unit starters [just started]
Also check our “How do I…?” page for quick reads on modeling, use of evidence, making thinking visible, direct instruction, group work, anchoring events, more…