Joy Kirr is a middle school teacher, author, and speaker. Her 7th grade ELA (English Language Arts) classes are working to improve their lives through student-directed learning - without marks throughout the year. This is a log of their learning experiences... Want to have her speak with your staff or facilitate a workshop? Here is Joy's PORTFOLIO.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Teacher Resources

Today was another day of Genius Hour / Independent Reading. The best part of today was the integration of other teachers! For instance, we Skyped with Mrs. Smith from across the tracks, and she helped us out with a Prezi Tips website, Prezi for the Win, and she inspired the girls once again as to how to focus their presentation on the Warsaw camps.  The Warsaw camps!!

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The next great part of today was that Kendall wanted to invite teachers to see her presentation in a couple of weeks - she's been learning about magic, and wants to share.  So... we took time to write an email to five teachers that she wanted to invite!  How stellar - to have a real audience!  Kudos to Kendall!

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