Professional Learning

The Genius Hour Guidebook – Coming Soon

(Originally posted at geniushour.ca) By Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi A few years ago the two of us took a risk in our practice–we asked our students what they wanted to learn about and let them take the reins and direct their own learning. Shortly after, we began the collaborative Genius Hour website geniushour.wikispaces.com, and then… Read more The Genius Hour Guidebook – Coming Soon

The Skill of Listening, Happy Earth Day, and Day 22 #AprilBlogADay

Listening, speaking, reading and writing = language and literacy. I have been teaching English language learners for a little over a year now. It was a big change from teaching older native speakers English and social studies. I teach lots of speaking, reading and writing, but I have been neglecting to teach listening as a skill.… Read more The Skill of Listening, Happy Earth Day, and Day 22 #AprilBlogADay