What is Interact?. Active learning projects that: use authentic situations engage students challenge students. What do Interact students do?. work collaboratively problem solve enact historic events design scientific and mathematical inquiries complete fun language arts projects.
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Aligns with current scientific research
on brain based learning
A comprehensive collection of 74 engaging lessons for every subject in elementary school
Written by teachers for teachers,
each lesson is easy to use and
tailor to your individual requirements
Active learning projects give
every studentaccess to content
and effectively reinforce learning
The Interact Library adds both skills and knowledge
Sample Interact lesson titles:
Collaborative skills are now key to academic, vocational and social success
Interact’s structured, supportive collaborations helpstudents develop Jensen’s “social fluency”
Decades of research yielded nine essential teaching strategies that result in measurable percentile gains.
Cooperative learning, one essential strategy,
is the format of every Interact lesson
Interact is aligned with Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock’sClassroom Instruction That Works
Students quickly access content in areas of strength while strengthening underdeveloped talents.
This strategy has beenproven to measurably improve student achievement
The following slides are examples of Interact lesson features.
This lesson is approved by an astronaut!
Teachers use the detailed unit time chart to plan the perfect lesson and unit.
Easy to differentiate
Teachers use the table of contents to quickly access their interests.
Easy to differentiate
Pretests prepare students and teachers for successful instruction.
Main and optional lessons detail which of the several interdisciplinary standards are addressed
Students write a business cover letter to apply to a job as an astronaut
Students conduct interviews, build communications skills and knowledge about astronaut qualifications
Students use rocket science to make their own demonstration of Sir Isaac Newton’s Law of Motion
Students create a 7 day food to learn nutritional requirements and planning.
Students write a 5 paragraph brief on meteor damage and possible solutions.
Students use mathematical calculation to learn the size of our galaxy
Real life concerns about tax dollars spent on outer space engage students and teachers.
Timeline of space exploration through the ages charts scientific developments over time.
Students are provided a guiding rubric to ensure mastery of task.
A variety of traditional and authentic assessments address multiple intelligences.
Multiple choice and short answer assessments prepare students for standardized testing.