Looking Up Instead of Down

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In This Post: What does our learning look like if we are disconnected? What I saw in each of my family members, gave me true reflection as to how I will enter my classroom each day and deliver an opportunity to learn. How would learning look if we disconnected to reconnect? Maybe the simplicity we were lost in while camping … Read More

22: Take the risk – Kristen Nan talks with us about taking chances and igniting the fire inside her students

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Listen to episode #22 of Teach Better Talk Podcast

21 year veteran teacher, Kristen Nan, chats with us about taking risks, being willing to fail, and igniting the fire inside our students. Kristen discusses “Mystery Skypes,” and breaks down her L.E.G.I.T. Learning and T.R.U.E. G.R.I.T. We chat about how to be Better than we were yesterday, and why you should empower yourself, humble yourself, and know that learning never … Read More

Spark Curiosity and Provide Opportunity for Students

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Spark Curiosity and Provide Opportunity for Students

Do you provide opportunity for students? That is my new class buzzword… OPPORTUNITY!  It is one word that creates such excitement among my 3rd graders.  One word that speaks to every child.  One word with so many meanings that I cannot possibly stop smiling when I hear the chit chat that surrounds this one topic. Let’s get something straight… I’m not … Read More