A Week of Awesomeness at EHS 1.29.16
I apologize for not getting a Friday Focus out last week, but this week I was excited to be back in some classrooms seeing some great things as always!! We finished January strong, now bring on February!
I'd like to point out this week's "Video Worth Watching." It's a 12 minute TEDx talk that I encourage you to watch before our February early release date. It may give some good background information for an explanation that I'll be giving that day. It's a pretty enjoyable video! Thanks!
Students as Learners
Instructional Strategy of the Week
Articles Worth Reading
Videos Worth Watching
Play is Necessary
- What types of play do I do for myself?
- What role do I play in incorporating play into students' lives?
- Do I have an opportunity to incorporate "playful moments" into my classroom?
- What inspires me?
- What inspires my students?
- What can I do to encourage my students to chase something that inspires them?
I think this video ties in nicely with the idea of Genius Hour. We are going to spend some time on February 12th exploring this idea of Genius hour, student passion, and maybe even some play. I'd love to hear your thoughts. I encourage you to watch this video before our Feb. 10th early release - It might make some of the concepts I'm going to talk about easier to visualize! Thanks!
Thank you all for your hard work! I'm looking forward to seeing more great things next week. Have a fantastic weekend!