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Networking Meetings – Spring 2015

Increasing Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking Across All Content Areas

Rethinking the Classroom: Spaces Designed for Active and Engaged Learning and Teaching. (n.d.). Retrieved March 2, 2015, from


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Teaching Strategies

UEN Resources

Interactive Notebooks

Planning and Setting up Interactive Notebooks for Teachers

Listening and Speaking

Find Someone Who (both)

Kagan Structure: Quiz, Quiz, Trade (secondary)

One Minute Note (both)

Password (both)

Quiz, Quiz, Trade (elementary)

Turn and Talk (both)

Walk, Talk, Decide (both)

Zwiers, J., & Crawford, M. (2011). Academic conversations: Classroom talk that fosters critical thinking and content understandings. Portland, Me.: Stenhouse.