Not Tech Related… But Ed Related…

Yesterday while sitting down with colleagues over lunch, during a summer in-service academy, one teacher made a revelation that had me thinking. We are so focused on incorporating cross-curricular material in our lessons; do we think about how each subject is taught and how it affects the others. Here’s his thoughts, how do we teach reading unknown words? Sound it out… Chunking… and then the biggest: Skip it and use context clues to figure out what you didn’t understand! Imagine a student using that strategy in Science or Math. -(-4^3)=___

Do students understand that certain strategies are locked by subject area? Your thoughts

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