Oakland Teacher Scholars: Elementary

Rebecca Akin
Alliance Middle School

Developing middle school students’ data collection skills
Jonatan Arias Delgado
Melrose Leadership Academy

Developing kindergarten dual immersion students expedition related academic vocabulary
Alicia Arnold
New Highland Academy

Supporting students with rubric development, implementation and self assessment
Steven Ashlock
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Fostering metacognition to promote student agency
Emily Bean
Melrose Leadership Academy

Developing kindergarten native Spanish speakers' reading comprehension with complex Spanish text
Emily Blossom
New Highland Academy

Partner talk to develop mathmatical understanding
Rosemarie Boos
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Differentiating feedback so students self-monitor writing progress
Hilda Bucio
Melrose Leadership Academy

Improving students' ability to explain their partners' thinking during number talks
Simone Busuttil
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Developing discussion skills to engage in learning conversations
Michelle Cascio
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Developing strategies to respond articulately to literature
Picture Coming SoonValerie Castelo
Rise Community School

Developing first graders' conversation process skills
Marijke Conklin
Melrose Leadership Academy

Building text analysis skills through constructive conversations
Joanna Davis
New Highland Academy

Developing students' constructive conversation skills in partners
Tracy Dordell
New Highland Academy

Helping students distinguish between opinion writing and science writing
Kate Gallagher
Rise Community School

Improving content understanding through partner talk in Science
Picture Coming SoonCarin Geathers
Burkehalter Elementary School

Providing differentiated support to teachers for academics and social emotional learning
Lara Ginsberg
Melrose Leadership Academy

Developing students' skills in using precise academic vocabulary
Carmen Gomez
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Transitioning bilingual students' writing from Spanish to English
Tommy Gonzalez
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Articulating math reasoning skills in daily journal reflections
Kellen Haines
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Cultivating self-reflection to drive individual writing conferences
Channon Jackson
New Highland Academyy

Supporting students' capacity to debate using claims and evidence
Charity Johnston
Melrose Leadership Academy

Supporting conceptual math understanding through small group discussion
Caroline Jones
Burbank Preschool Center

Increasing intentional student interactions in pre-K students with autism
Picture Coming SoonLaurie Kayed
Rise Community School

Promoting academic discussions during math
Ryan Kiesel
Learning Without Limits

Supporting students to write cohesively and expressively
Miriam Lavender
Learning Without Limits

Developing students' ability to use multiple problem solving strategies
Gabriel Lugo
Melrose Leadership Academy

Supporting students with summarizing texts
Nessa Mahmoudi
Melrose Leadership Academy

Maximizing language production and concept understanding through partner conversations
Picture Coming SoonWinston Mann
Rise Community School

Understanding kindergarteners' developing writing skills
Alana McDonough
Burbank Preschool Center

Supporting students in social development through sensory regulation
Sonya Mehta
Learning Without Limits

Developing number sense in kindergarten
JoAnna Miller
Melrose Leadership Academy

Using reading assessment data to guide instruction for dual language students with processing difficulties
Megan Moore
Rise Community School

Improving students' persuasive writing skills
Tess O'Brien
Learning Without Limits

Improving small group work time
Nandini Pal
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Supporting student participation through discussion tools and strategies
Kirsti Peters
Rise Community School

Supporting students to have equitable and constructive conversations
Evelyn Ramirez
Melrose Leadership Academy

Developing students' math reasoning through academic discussion
Picture Coming SoonClara Roberts
Burkehalter Elementary School

Providing differentiated support to teachers for academics and social emotional learning
Dora Rodriguez
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Developing coherence and depth when writing about nonfiction
Carol Rojas
New Highland Academy

Supporting students' concept development through academic discourse in two languages
Sara Rusche
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Deepening conceptual understandings through science talks
Luz Salazar Jed
Melrose Leadership Academy

Fostering students' oral development and academic disourse
Ali Schneider
Millsmont Academy

Improving how students use "turn and talk"time
Melissa Schwab
Burbank Preschool Center

Increasing students’ ability to engage in social learning activities
Aija Simmons
New Highland Academy

Helping students to build the cognitive skills needed to develop and write strong arguments
Tara Kaur Singh
Learning Without Limits

Enhancing students' summarization skills
Mason Smith
Korematsu Discovery Academy

Building self-awareness during academic discussion
Declina Wadia
Laurel Elementary

Developing organization in writing
Jennifer K. White
Laurel Elementary

Deepening students'understanding of inferential questions

 

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