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Teaching: Rubrics, Publishing, Cueing, and Homework

What are some publishing opportunities that you could offer to students? How would they be different for primary and intermediate students?

Prepare a rubric for a unit you plan to teach and assess frequently.

Describe the three cueing systems. What are key terms for each system?

You are currently teaching in an elementary school, and a parent has asked you why you do not send skills worksheets home. Explain and support your reasons in terms of current theories of how students learn. Describe a couple of instructional methods you are or would be using in place of worksheets.

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What are some publishing opportunities that you could offer to students in a grade level that you would like to teach? How would they be different for primary and intermediate students?

You could use and expand on the following ideas:
Class newsletters (both)
Write a letter to a politician about a current issue (intermediate)
Contests (Example: http://www.landmarkeditions.com/Scripts/06172005.asp) (primary) http://www.seaburyhall.org/library/publication.html (intermediate)
Students creating books for other classrooms - teachers swapping with other teachers (both)

Prepare a rubric for a unit you plan to teach and assess ...

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This solution explains publishing opportunities for students and theories about homework.

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