Stories & Announcements

Finding the Zone of Proximal Development

Finding the Zone of Proximal Development

This activity helps students to become aware of their zones of proximal development, those spaces that push them to stretch beyond what they already know and can do toward what might be possible.

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Trusting Yourself

Trusting Yourself

When you feel confident about who you are, you’re in a position to create a safe space for students and the other special people in your life.

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Imagination

Imagination

ImaginationHow Matters - The 4 I's Imagination: The Third I Imagination is a Hard Skill 100 Wonder-ful Weeks The Right Kind of Challenge What Else Might Be Possible? A Big Spring for Real World History Students Time Traveling When the Opposite is Also True...

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Integrity

Integrity

IntegrityHow Matters - the 4 I's Integrity - the Fourth I What Else Might Be Possible? A Big Spring for Real World History Students    Finding Smiles Hands and Feet Stories Seeing with Different Eyes Yes. But... vs. Yes...And! Listening with Someone Else's...

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Inquiry

Inquiry

InquiryHow Matters - the 4 I's Be Curious: Inquiry -- the Second I Inquiry or Inquisition Why Don't I Ask "What's Your Favorite Color?" What Else Might Be Possible? A Big Spring for Real World History Students Recognizing and Supporting Excellent Inquiry-Based...

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September Inspired Teaching Institute

Teachers can’t control what happens between the time students wake up and when they arrive at school but they have a lot of control over what happens when students cross the classroom threshold. Participants in this fast-paced, idea-rich Institute will learn 20 different strategies for starting the school day!