What I Learned Today

(In exactly 5 words)
  • Increase focus on non-graded work
  • Pair problem solving is effective
  • To make my expectations clear
  • Interest + Choice + Guidance = Meaningful Learning
  • All students can learn differently!
  • Instruction = "Thinking outside the box"
  • Linear instruction parallels differentiated instruction
  • Clarify every single day's objective
  • The importance of non-linear learning/teaching!
  • It should be applied to all areas of subject matter/curriculum
  • Use "white boards" in class
  • What are students being prepared for? (6 words, sorry)
  • Use more current event activities
  • Many use multi-dimensional teaching already
  • To think more about using non-linear learning in the classroom
  • I re-learned that learning is life and life is learning. (It really comes naturally to kids!)
  • New buzzword: nonlinear learning
  • We have the best teachers!!
  • Link space, community, instruction, assessment
  • I already do nonlinear assessment
  • All students need nonlinear teaching
  • Thinking out of the box
  • Varied activities keep interest high
  • I think it is DI
  • Education needs to be customized
  • I learned to re-design teaching!
  • Linear thinking am I
  • Remember the lighting and plants
  • Connect learning to the world
  • To be more diligent about differentiated instruction in the classroom - including elements of community!

And a couple of Nonlinear Learning Haiku....