The purpose of learning is about learners being prepared for their future and reaching their fullest potential as lifelong learners. This means that they have a voice with the confidence to express their ideas and opinions so they are heard and taken into account in any situation. Continuum of Purpose by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey …
6 Tips to build a compassionate, caring classroom culture offers teachers and schools ideas for the start of school.
Episode #7 Noa Daniel, MEd Teacher, is a consultant, coach, and passionate educator from Ontario, Canada, co-host of #ONedchat, Chief Building Officer of Building Outside the Blocks (BOB) and hosts the Personal Playlist Podcast. I follow Noa Daniel on Twitter, joined her as co-host of #ONechat, and have enjoyed the conversations online with her. Then …
Every classroom has a culture. What if your culture is magical? This post shares 7 ideas for discovering magic in your classroom.
Shelly Sanchez Terrell shares why digital learning means so much to her with Barbara in the Conversations on Learning podcast. This post captures some of the moments and includes pictures and links.
Barbara shares three books with 18 suggestions on how to create a culture of learning. She starts with the Iceberg Illusion asking what culture do you really see in school and what do you not see?
Rethinking Learning Podcast Episode #5 with Adam Welcome. Adam shares with Barbara how he and Todd Nesloney started the Kids Deserve It! movement and how he believes running will help support kids that are struggling through this movement.
For all learners to grow and flourish, we need to create environments where every child is recognized and validated as a learner with unique talents, interests, and beliefs. A culture that values every learner will empower them to discover the joy and purpose of learning. However, building this culture doesn’t happen overnight. We need to …
Paula Ford is a Kindergarten teacher in Cupertino, CA. This post includes her podcast and conversation for Episode 4 with Barbara of the Rethinking Learning Podcast series about global project-based learning with her kinder kids.
Guest post by Shelly Vohra on her journey into inquiry. Shelly shares how she encouraged her learners to have voice and choice so they owned their learning.