“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 7: February: Learning to Navigate the Challenges of Group Work
February: Learning to Navigate the Challenges of Group Work
Vignette: Anything but the Goat
Russell's group was more than ready to vote him off the collective island. The kids were gathered around a group table.
“You don't get what it's like to be working with someone ...