Teaching Strategies

Use our student-centered teaching strategies to strengthen your students’ literacy skills, nurture critical thinking, and create a respectful classroom climate. You can implement these strategies with any academic content.

Teaching Strategy

Assigning Roles for Group Work (Remote Learning)

Use this strategy, designed for use in remote classrooms, to foster collaborative group work in virtual breakout rooms.

Teaching Strategy

Big Paper (Remote Learning)

Use this strategy in remote settings to help students explore a topic in-depth, slow down their thinking, and focus on the views of others.

Teaching Strategy

Contracting for Remote Learning

Contracting is an effective strategy for building a reflective and respectful community, especially in remote or hybrid learning environments.

Teaching Strategy

Gallery Walk (Remote Learning)

Use this strategy, designed for use in remote classrooms, to help students explore multiple images or texts using an interactive slideshow.

Teaching Strategy

Graffiti Boards (Remote Learning)

Use this strategy in remote settings to help students “hear” each other’s ideas and gives them space to process emotional materials.

Teaching Strategy

Identity Charts (Remote Learning)

Adapted for use in remote classrooms, this strategy uses a graphic tool to help students consider the many factors that shape identity.

Teaching Strategy

Journals in a Remote Learning Environment

Consider how you can bring a practice of student journaling into your remote or hybrid classrooms.

Teaching Strategy

Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn (Remote Learning)

Designed for remote settings, this discussion strategy is especially useful when having conversations about controversial topics.

Teaching Strategy

Save the Last Word for Me (Remote Learning)

Use this strategy in remote settings to facilitate online small-group discussions where students practice speaking and listening.

Teaching Strategy

Wraparound (Remote Learning)

Use this strategy in remote settings to invite all students to share brief responses during a synchronous session or asynchronously.

Search Our Global Collection

Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.