Select a book or viewing channel and indicate your choice by completing the 2019 Summer Learning form. Please declare your choice no later than April 20, 2019.

As you read and reflect, you are invited to add your sentence, phrase, and word in the comment section below. (Please be sure to include the title of the book in your comment.)  Please contribute your sentence, phrase, and word for the TED Talks on the Voices of Diversity page.  (Please be sure to include the name of the TED talk in your comment.) 

4 thoughts on “2019 Summer Learning

  1. Carrie Peralta

    The Power of Moments
    Sentence – We can be the designers of moments that deliver elevation and insight and pride and connection.
    Phrase – defy the forgettable flatness
    Word – intentional

  2. Sarah Barton Thomas

    Developing Assessment Capable Visible Learners (Frey, Hattie, Fisher)

    S: “Mastery orientation is focused on factors and processes such as effort, self-improvement, skill development, learning, and the task at hand. (p. 108)

    P: Where am I going? How am I going there? (p. 80)

    W: (productive) struggle

  3. From our discussion:
    Word(s) –
    visible, agency, transform, language, culture, curator

    Phrase(s) –
    p. 6 – Culture is foundational.
    p. 21 – Culture management is about message management.
    p. 201- relationships play a pivotal role
    p. 5 – cultures of thinking is that of connection
    p. 8 – foster engagement
    p.5 – once you have a sense of purpose and a commitment to both the task and the group, you will also have engagement
    p. 20 – story of learning
    p. 45 – learning-oriented classroom

    Sentence(s) –
    p. 101 – Learning is a consequence of thinking.
    p. 20 – What kinds of learning of thinking are being valued, privileged, and promoted on a day-to-day basis?
    p. 32 – It is only when we understand what our students are thinking that we have the information we as teachers need to further engage and support our students in the process of building understanding.
    p. 32 – We must get better at asking questions that probe, push and help to uncover students’ thinking.
    p. 69 – When we think about our thinking, we are not only reviewing what we have done or the products of thinking we generated but also examining the process we used or didn’t use.
    p. 6 – Culture is foundational.

    Respectfully submitted,
    Becky M, Kelly J, Katherine A, Marsha H, Kate B, Jennie R, Kristi S

  4. Cathrine Halliburton

    The Power of Moments (Chip Heath and Dan Heath)

    Sentence: We can be designers of moments!

    Phrase: Stretching is Learning

    Word: Elevate

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