Sarah Warren
Wow! Can you believe it? We've already reached the end of this summer's Virtual Book Club. You have all done an excellent job at encouraging one another, building your Professional Learning Network, and being authentic with yourselves.  Chapter 9 was short but packed with some great insights. Tisha expresses a lot of the concerns and self-doubt… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
Chapter 8 of Make Learning Magical is less about technique and more about our recurring theme of reflection. Tisha shares her own stories of impact, and challenges us to think from two angles - how can we have an impact on our students, and how have others in our lives had an impact on us? I love that she mentioned this quote from The Energy… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
Reflection was stressed greatly in this chapter of Make Learning Magical. Kolb's Learning Cycle, a popular educational theory, includes four cyclical steps that seem to mirror Tisha's ideas:        Being able to process and reflect internally on the information you are taking in is crucial to retaining that information, and transferring it to… (Show more)
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Katie Wood
These questions are to help guide you in your assignment for chapters 5 and 6. You don't have to answer all of them if you don't feel they pertain to your lesson/unit.   What are some ways that you have used technology in innovative ways in your classroom or school? What could students create to explore your content? What are the challenges… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
1) What are some pop culture themes, or television concepts (game shows, series, etc) that you can layer over your curriculum to make the content come to life in a way that is relevant to your students?   2) What kinds of activities could you do in your classroom to build a sense of community and belonging?   3) #GratitudeSnaps - What is one… (Show more)
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Sarah Warren
Growing up, one of my favorite movies was the Wizard of Oz. I was so enthralled by the Land of Oz – the elaborate outfits, the vibrant colors, the enchanting characters…One of my favorite parts of the movie was the “horse of a different color” scene, where Dorothy is captivated by the steed that seemed to shift its shade as it pulled her carriage… (Show more)
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