OK, you CAN spell SCHOOL without “fun” but who would want to? One of the many sessions that podcast guest Dr. Katie McKnight leads is using improv in the classroom. This passionate, high-energy educator makes the case that this kinesthetic approach is a great way to teach not just reading and writing, but also problem-solving. These exercises are also perfect for brain breaks and to build a sense of community. In Katie’s words: “It crazy works.” Listen as she walks us through a couple…one called “Space Walk” might be just PERFECT for a faculty meeting!
Thanks, Katie for posting this free Improv guide: “Yes…And for the Classroom” Grab that here: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/KatieMcKnight/
Katie’s website: https://engaginglearners.com/ Her Twitter: @LiteracyWorld
Got game? Teaching Supply & Demand? Author Todd Stanley’s free Trading Game comes with game cards and a debriefing activity. Go here: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/twosox21/
Author Rebecca Coda has 3 downloads every educator needs – the brag tags are especially for the first weeks of school. All free: https://myedexpert.com/vendor/rebeccacoda/
Carolyn DeCristofano is a national STEM treasure! Prolific author and SO generous about sharing! 5 open activity guides for STEM literacy books! Here’s the link. Thanks, Carolyn! https://myedexpert.com/vendor/bhstemed/
If you teach gifted math, here’s the guy you need to know about – Jerry Burkhart! He’s FAMOUS for his “intrepid” math problems…also check our his deep algebra projects. The best $5 you’ll spend! https://myedexpert.com/vendor/jburkhart/
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