Tonight we will examine the PIRATE way. Let's look at what it means to be a PIRATE. There will be 10 questions connected to the Teach Like A Pirate Book. I hope you will join the conversation and share your passion for education. Bring a friend or two!
We need more P! Yes I know many of you are envisioning Will Ferrell and his SNL cowbell skit so here you go.
Bottom line there isn't enough P floating around being siphoned up by those who need it most. We are not flooding our schools with P. Now that I have you either thinking I am gross, or a genius, or likely closer to having lost my mind - let's talk P.
P in School - What does it mean?
P stands for so many different things that are often times missing in school. P is often pushed to the side, especially during times of high stakes testing, or when we feel like we have so much content to cover and are short on time, or when some students behaviors become a challenge, or an in-service adds just one more thing to our plate or... We need to refocus on adding more P to get us through.
What is P - well it is
Personalized and Personal
Authentic in terms of education can mean many things. Tonight we can examine a few of the ways Authentic applies to the world of teaching and learning.
Tonight we are going to look at Competition and Bracketology in Education. I have the traditional Q/A set up as you see below, but also wanted to try using Twitter Polls to see if we could generate more discussions.
Here are the content topics we will debate using Twitter Polls
8:09 Poll 1
Defend and Vote
Which is the most important Amendment to the Constitution?
8:16 Poll 2
Which is the most important innovation in history
8:24 Poll 3
Epic Rap Battles - Which historical figure would you most like to see in a rap battle?
8:32 Poll 4
Which civilization would you most want to travel back in time to visit or had greatest impact on history?
I will try to be timely with these polls. I hope you will prep and try to engage in the conversation and the polls. Looking forward to learning with you.