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Building Background in Kids Through Daily Experiences

It is important to expose our children to as many experiences as possible at an early age. This will help build the background knowledge needed to feed off of when encountering new learning experiences in school and throughout life. For example, if your child is brought up working in the garden wit ...

Ways to Build Background Knowledge

If you work with English Language Learners (ELLs), you must find ways to build their background knowledge. Many ELLs come from other countries that do not share the same culture, ideas, and family values as U.S. born and raised students do. Therefore, when they come into our classrooms and we are t ...

Teaching and Assessing Key Academic Vocabulary

Each lesson plan that a teacher creates has an assessment at the end. Each lesson plan is created so that a student gains new knowledge. Many lesson plans include key academic vocabulary so that the student learns new words to help learn content knowledge. It is important that the academic vocabula ...