“Teachers need to begin viewing themselves as facilitators for learning. This book addresses this need.”
–Patti Grammens, Teacher
South Forsyth Middle School, Cumming, GA
Follow a teacher's year-long journey to creating a student-centered classroom!
When learners understand how to use their unique learning processes with intention, they open a whole new world of learning. This inspiring book focuses on one teacher's implementation of the Let Me Learn® system, a cutting-edge teaching method that transforms learning differences into strengths.
Over the course of a year, teacher Bonnie Dawkins builds a classroom community in which children understand themselves as learners, are empowered to ask for help, and work together to achieve. Relevant to teachers of all grade levels, this resource offers:
A widely researched approach that gives students metacognitive skills for life; Five essential tools of the Let Me Learn Advanced Learning system; Vignettes in the voices of students as they discover their own and others' ways of learning; An instructional toolbox that empowers students to excel where learning styles theory and teaching to preferences have fallen short
Through a teacher's personal story, you can explore a student-centered approach that makes a measureable difference in the classroom for both students and teachers, including greater achievement and more productive relationships!
Chapter 10: May: So Much to Do—So Little Time! Panic or Picnic
May: So Much to Do—So Little Time! Panic or Picnic
In school, time is an extremely valuable commodity. There is no slow season, no academic downtime. The pace is fast; all days are claimed. Everything presents itself all at once.
For this day in May, the students and I intentionally pushed frenetic ...