Posted on 12/13/2011 at 08:55 AM by Global Reach

Ponder This: 
“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

Try This:
In case you didn't know what Northwest AEA's Creative Services group is now offering, please take a peek at the attached brochure.   And look at the prices!!! Anything Harolds can do, AEA can do cheaper!
http://members.nwaea.k12.ia.us/cgi-bin/?f=NWAEA_VINYL_CAPABILITES_A4867827689_DF620D88E8E2D.pdf
 (Maybe this isn’t really a strategy, but think of all the possibilities.)

Google This:
http://franklincountyschools.k12tn.net/Show%20Me%20the%20Strategies.htm
This is a fantastic comprehensive list of strategies to be used beginning, middle and end of your lessons. These strategies are meant to keep students interested, engaged and learning.  Warning: The list is a little overwhelming!

Read This:
What to get your kids into college? Let them play

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
-Erika and Nicholas Christakis says they see students at Harvard who have trouble getting along.
-They say kids better equipped to learn, interact, if taught using play-based curricula.
-"Drill and kill" skill-based learning, requires more social isolation, they say.
-Writers: Play-based learning builds empathy, better self-control, and problem solving skill.


Reflect:
Where have you observed the most engaged learning recently?


Emily Koson--- Instructional Coach---
Ekoson@nwaea.org or kosone@bishopheelan.org

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