I have continued reading Mitra (2012) and found that it got very interesting as the term emergent phenomena was connected to learning along with self-organization. Mitra is wanting to connect all these terms to the Hole in the Wall project as the children were able to increase their test scores by 30% during the research. 666 more words
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Sometimes it is the simplicity and the symmetry that draws the eye. When students are asked to create a story, offering a picture prompt plus open brainstorming together will allow students to recognize what is meant when asking for a written “thick” description and students may create a background or plot for? 57 more words
The Reading Comprehension teacher did not waste time in his first lecture making his Scouser affiliation obvious. While teaching the word ‘stolid’, he first asked who all were Manchester City fans (the lecture was on the morning right after the Noisy Neighbors were mortified by Arsenal); and out of nowhere, some guy shouted ‘Liverpool’ like he didn’t give a damn about what was going on. 397 more words
Dear 6th Grade students,
THAT time of the year is finally here! May is almost just around the corner, so I thought I could share the dummy tests we are practising in class in case you want to take extra training. 64 more words
What IS Reader’s Theater?
Reader’s Theater is a strategy where students either develop scripts or read from defined scripts, perform in groups, and practice using their voice to depict characters from texts. 876 more words