Assisting Students Struggling with Reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and Multi-Tier Intervention in the Primary Grades 
From What Works Clearinghouse

This guide offers five specific recommendations to help educators identify struggling readers and implement evidence-based strategies to promote their reading achievement. Teachers and reading specialists can utilize these strategies to implement RtI and multi-tier intervention methods and frameworks at the classroom or school level. Recommendations cover how to screen students for reading problems, design a multi-tier intervention program, adjust instruction to help struggling readers, and monitor student progress.

Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for Kindergarten Through 8th Grade 
From What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide presents five recommendations intended to help educators improve students’ understanding of fractions. Recommendations include strategies to develop young children’s understanding of early fraction concepts and ideas for helping older children understand the meaning of fractions and the computations involved. The guide also highlights ways to build on students’ existing strategies to solve problems involving ratios, rates, and proportions.

Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices 
From What Works Clearinghouse

This guide presents strategies that classroom teachers and specialists can use to increase the reading ability of adolescent students. The recommendations aim to help students gain more from their reading tasks, improve their motivation for and engagement in the learning process, and assist struggling readers who may need intensive and individualized attention.

Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8 
From What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide provides five recommendations for improving students’ mathematical problem solving in grades 4 through 8. This guide is geared toward teachers, math coaches, other educators, and curriculum developers who want to improve the mathematical problem solving of students.

Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade 
From What Works Clearinghouse

Students who read with understanding at an early age gain access to a broader range of texts, knowledge, and educational opportunities, making early reading comprehension instruction particularly critical. This guide recommends five specific steps that teachers, reading coaches, and principals can take to successfully improve reading comprehension for young readers.

PBL Quick Start Guide for Teachers 
From Getting Smart

The PBL Quick Start Guide for Teachers is for educators interested in starting or continuing their journey to become more project-ready. Tips for using this guide: Determine a few goals from the Quick Start Guide that you want to work on; Make a plan for how you will work to accomplish your goals; Identify what evidence or artifacts you will collect to demonstrate you are progressing towards your PBL goals; and Share what you worked on or collected with your team or colleagues

Teaching Math to Young Children 
From What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide provides five recommendations for teaching math to children in preschool, prekindergarten, and kindergarten. Each recommendation includes implementation steps and solutions for common roadblocks. The recommendations also summarize and rate supporting evidence.