How students feel about what is being taught and what they’re being asked to do works either as a catalyst or a deterrent to learning. Curtis Chandler shares activities and digital resources to help boost engagement and achievement by ’emotionalizing’ learning.
Tagged: global learning
Working with a group of teachers openly wary of technology, Kevin Hodgson offered this writing prompt: “Recall your first aha moment about tech and teaching.” And then, like the good writing teacher he is, he shared his own story as a model.
Each fall students involved in the Global Read Aloud listen to a book and talk about it with kids around the world. Teacher/creator Pernille Ripp tells how to join in.
Kevin Hodgson recommends The Global School: Connecting Classrooms and Students Around the World, William Kist’s how-to & why-to approach to connected global learning & praises its broad focus.