Sometimes you just need to change it up a little bit. Spark some questions that will spark some fun debates, creative ideas and outside-the-box thinking. After a long-week of testing, drama or just to ease the tension in a room, simple fun questions can help create some fun dialogue between everyone. Plus, this encourages critical thinking and teachers the ability to see someones answers from a different perspective. . . and at the end of the day, it will spark some laughs.
Listen To This Weeks Episode 👇
One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill-in-the-blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _____.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking-all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe and supportive place in the classroom. When Schwartz shared her experience online, #IWishMyTeacherKnew became an immediate worldwide viral phenomenon. Schwartz’s book tells the story of #IWishMyTeacherKnew, including many students’ emotional and insightful responses, and ultimately provides an invaluable guide for teachers, parents, and communities.Take A Look