Tomorrow my amazing 7th graders will start practicing their speaking skills through silly poetry performances. In 7th grade we take speaking pretty seriously, after all, being able to communicate well and with intent is something you will need to be successful in life.
While I give my students feedback, while they perform in front of each other, while they rate themselves, it just doesn’t add a lot of punch to their performances. This is where you maybe come in. Would your class or kids like to be our audience and leave us some feedback?
cross posted at http://pernillesripp.com
Mass consumer of incredible books, Pernille Ripp helps students discover their superpower as a middle school teacher in Oregon, Wisconsin. She opens up her educational practices and beliefs to the world on her blog www.pernillesripp.com and is also the creator of the Global Read Aloud Project, a global literacy initiative that since 2010 has connected more than 1,00,000 students. Her book Passionate Learners - How to Engage and Empower Your Students is helping teachers change the way students feel about school. Her other book Empowered Schools, Empowered Students is meant to give others the courage to change. Follow her on Twitter @pernilleripp.