We are also learning about learning.
We discuss how to be an effective learner, and how to take responsibility for our learning. We realize that in order to "Grow Our Brains," we have to take risks and persevere through challenges. We recently "Close Read" two videos that led to deep thinking and eye-opening discussions about our role as learners. Our discoveries impact our thinking and learning everyday in our classroom.
The Broken Escalator
The "Broken Escalator" video reminds us to look at a problem carefully and recognize when we have the ability to solve on our own. We ask, "How can we get ourselves off the broken escalator?" We take pride in our abilities as we "find our way" independently.
~What does it feel like to work hard?
~What does it take to produce quality work?
~How can we feel proud of the work we do?
We watched "Austin's Butterfly" then brainstormed a list of strategies to help us work hard and produce quality work.