Want to know about the process of having students create the rubrics for their work? Listen as three fourth grade students share their experience, feelings and insight about taking ownership in generating their own assessment criteria and how it impacted their learning! You won’t want to miss it!
ALL students deserve a voice! Listen as Special Education teacher, Mrs. Dyer, shares some of the unique ways she gives students opportunities to shine and take ownership. From leading IEP meetings to self monitoring their own behavior in the classroom, you’ll be sure to add more ideas to your toolbox!
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At DuJardin, 5th grade students script, film, and edit their own weekly video news announcements. These DJ Weekly News episodes, played Monday mornings for the entire school, have transformed our school culture. Listen to hear all about it from the kids and rockstar newscasters themselves!
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Want to spice up instruction and give students more ownership? Listen to 5th Grader Teacher, Mrs. McGrane, as she shares about her experience in “revolutionizing" her math block with the Flipped Learning Model. Traditional Math Instruction NO MORE! She’ll address what it looks like, how to begin, parent reactions, student empowerment and more!
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"It's too hard for my students." "I'm not sure they can handle it." Listen as Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Amy Fonk, shares her insight on shifting from statements like these to "Yes, they can- and they will!" She has developed a "No Excuses" mindset that makes for powerful learning experiences beyond what most think primary students can do!
Go Slow to Go Fast! It’s the beginning of the year and building classroom community is more important than ever! Listen as incredible teacher, Lexy Beckwith, shares about Morning Meetings and Responsive Classroom to develop environments where kids are comfortable and excited to learn!