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‘What the kids think’ – ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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‘What the kids think’.

‘A student’s perception of the educators in his life is his reality, and it’s this reality that really matters, explains Whole Child Programs director Sean Slade. In a recent Whole Child Blog post, Slade explains how to reach students flying under the radar and shares two examples of educators who built powerful connections with learners in their schools.’

    • What do our students think about the value of the connections their teachers make with them?
    • What do they think about making connections with their teachers?

This article may answer these questions, and is worth reading! To do so click the link above.

Use the Visible Thinking Prompt below to Organise Your Thoughts.

Source: Visible Thinking

3, 2, 1 Bridge

BEFORE READING activate your prior knowledge of this topic.

What is your initial response to the topic?

  • 3 Thoughts or ideas
  • 2 Questions
  • 1 Analogy

AFTER READING the article make connections

What are your new response to the topic?

  • 3 Thoughts or ideas
  • 2 Questions
  • 1 Analogy

Bridge: Explain how your initial responses connect to your new responses

Author: Sandra England

Learning & Teaching Coordinator F-12 at Gilson College, an Adventist Schools Victoria school. Twitter: @GCLandT or @sandy_e

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