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Sample Lessons – Learning Strategies (LS)

Sample "Learning Strategies" lessons for various learner levels, plus a classroom video and accompanying viewing guide.

TIF-Lens Series: “Zoom In” on Learning Strategies (LS)

TIF-Lens Webinars provide hands-on practice using the A-C-E-S process to integrate TIF (Transitions Integration Framework) skills from the targeted category.

CareerKit Project (NYSED/CUNY)

The NYSED/CUNY CareerKit Project is a library of hundreds of contextualized high-quality lessons that instructors can pick and choose from to suit the needs of their learners and program. The kits were developed to introduce learners to careers in ten different sectors, while also building core reading, writing, research and math skills.

English as a Second Language Podcast

English as a Second Language Podcast was developed to help students learn English by listening to short, engaging conversations about high-interest topics. Use it with your ELL students to help them develop essential learning strategies such as making predictions, making use of background knowledge to understand new ideas and identifying main idea when reading and listening.

Growth Mindset Toolkit

This resource includes research about the benefits of fostering a growth mindset and videos and lesson plans that will help teachers talk about mindset with their students.

Retrieval Practice

Retrieval practice is a learning strategy based on the idea that students need to practice recalling and using the information that they learn in class on a regular basis, and not just when it’s time for a test or quiz. The Retrieval Practice website was created by a cognitive research scientist to be “a hub of research, resources, and teaching strategies based on the science of learning.”