Week of June 26
We received an "invitation" to use the Book Head Heart framework ourselves for the poem The Journey on page 73. In this thread, I invite and encourage us to be learners as we consider our thinking.
For further "practice" as a learner, I invite you to read the "Dung Beetle" article Kylene referred to in the Take Two video and participate in a "digital discussion" on a web tool I use with students for discussions: Now Comment. My 3rd and 4th grade students love to "talk about texts" this way; I can upload text easily and we can comment back and forth. It is easy to use and typically I set discussions to private so only students to access (for us, this discussion is open to anyone). Check it out and if you are interested in using Now Comment in your classroom, let me know how I can help you!
Can Dung Beetles Battle Global Warning?
Note: My podcast here reflects on chapters 7, 8, an 9 thus including week 5-6 topics.
Week of June 19
I must confess...I had a rare opportunity to explore BHH in my classroom with students before the book came out. My reflections focus more on the experience of exploring the framework...
I also "tweeted" about the experiences we had: https://storify.com/MrsWeberREAD/using-bhh
Week of June 12
And a podcast...
Feel free to use the "Turn and Talk" questions to reflect or add your own insights here! Continue the discussion...
Here is the chart of prompts I used with my students on the 3 Big Questions:
Week of June 5
Only 23 pages in and I have so much thinking myself! I like to reflect with sketch noting and "talking" so my thoughts are in the accompanying podcast episode.
Feel free to use the "Turn and Talk" questions to reflect or add your own insights here! Let the discussion begin!
Welcome to OCTELA's summer book study! This summer we will be reading and discussing Distrupting Thinking by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. We encourage you to join in throughout the summer to add your insights and ideas. If you are joining us for credit please see the earlier thread for more details.
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Before the first section of discussion starts, please take a moment to introduce yourself here! We would love to know where you are from and what grade(s) you teach or work with!
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