Monday, September 16, 2013

This could be a riot!

I've never taught this strategy but I am on it!

I  think it will hit on activating prior knowledge, encouraging collaborative learning, writing to learning, reflecting on learning.  Nice.

Please let us know if you used this.  You'll be in the drawing for a delicious fall treat. (Comment here or email me (-:)

This can be done orally too.  Teacher can record on chart the ideas.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Literacy Strategy of the Week: Closure Ideas

I've heard it said time and time again that our best learning comes during reflection.  I struggle a little with changing up closure to a lesson or discussion.  I found this resource while searching for variations on a Ticket to Leave and 3,2,1.

Click here to download a PDF-------->  Voila!