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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Kristina Bliley
I shared this google document with my ag teacher as I often send her my lesson plans, papers, etc. to her so she can proofread and give me ideas to improve them. 
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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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Kristina Bliley
My revisions are throughout and indicated by italicized spots saying Authentic Audience, Reflection, Competition Outside of the Classroom. Not all of my lesson plans throughout the unit plan have authentic audience, etc. so you'll have to look for them throughout the unit plan. 
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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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Robin McLean
I hope this upload worked. I started it on my iPad as a Google Doc on a flight and now am sitting on my chromebook dealing with a flight delay. Decided to download it as Word file and see what happens. Summer teacher life is a little crazy as you all know. 
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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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