TEACHER TOOLS

Do you love Match Fishtank’s curriculum, but want a little more guidance on how to implement it in your classroom? Search our teacher toolbox for resources to help you get the most from our materials.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS GUIDES

Teaching Vocabulary

How to teach vocabulary through both implicit and explicit instruction.

Preparing to Teach an ELA Unit

A guide to approaching the Unit Prep section of our ELA units (Grades K-5).

Internalizing an ELA Lesson

The steps teachers should take to internalize and plan a lesson from our ELA curriculum (Grades K-5).

Teaching Annotation

How to teach annotation while promoting reading strategies and helping students comprehend the text.

Instructional Routines

A guide to the different instructional routines teachers can use to teach ELA lessons (Grades K-5).

Reading Routines

A guide to the different reading routines teachers can use to have students engage with the text (Grades 2-5).

Our Approach to Foundational Skills

How to incorporate foundational skill instruction into our ELA program (Grades 3-5).

A Guide to Narrative Writing

How to incorporate narrative writing into our ELA program (Grades 3-5).

A Guide to Literary Analysis Writing

How to incorporate literary analysis writing into our ELA program (Grades 3-5).

A Guide to Informational Writing

How to incorporate informational writing into our ELA program (Grades 3-5).

Our Approach to Independent Reading

How to incorporate Independent Reading into our ELA program (Grades 3-5).

A Guide to Supporting English Learners

A guide to supporting English learners in your classroom.

A Guide to Assessments

How to administer and analyze assessments within our ELA program (Grades K-5).

Guide to Supplemental AP Projects

How to incorporate supplemental AP Projects into our English 12 curriculum.

A Guide to Academic Discourse in ELA

How to prepare and lead academic discourse in the ELA classroom (Grades 3-8).

Prepping Unit Vocabulary

Guidance on how to select priority vocabulary words before teaching a unit.

Our Approach to Meeting a Range of Learners

How we incorporate supports to meet a range of learners in our ELA program (Grades 3-5).

MATHEMATICS GUIDES

RUBRICS

WEBINARS

ONLINE PD

Flexible, engaging online professional development for teachers.

Engaging Format

We've designed our courses to be short, with a mix of animated and real video, brief readings and fast-paced lectures - perfect for busy teachers.

Classroom Footage

We combine our lectures with snippets of exemplary classroom teaching to help visualize the ideas and practices we are sharing.

Easy to Implement

Our courses focus on strategies that will boost your teaching skills, pronto. We cut through jargon and focus on moves you can use in your classroom tomorrow.

What is Schoolhouse?

  • Online learning for teachers
  • Tried & tested materials
  • Useful for all grades & subjects
  • For individuals and teams

Course Content

  • Classroom management strategies for newer teacher
  • Effective teacher coaching methodology