It’s been awhile since I dug into the vault to share some resources with our faithful readers. In my new position as instructional coach, I’ve been trying my best to provide teachers with a helpful weekly newsletter that contains a collection of useful (in my opinion) links, among other things.
This week’s newsletter focuses on “The Joy Factor,” one of the elements on our teacher evaluation rubric. In short, this involves asking the questions “How joyful is the classroom? How much are students enjoying this class?”
I dug up some resources (I tagged them “fun” in Diigo, naturally) that I wanted to share with you all, too. The first group is a set of videos that could serve as great writing prompts or similar inspiration:
(Hat tip to Larry Ferlazzo’s blog for pointing these out to me.)
I also shared some sites that are pretty fun:
As I mentioned, it’s been a long time since we posted in the “From the Vault” series. Hope you find some value here today. And if you do, or even if you didn’t but you enjoy the engaging writing style, please consider subscribing to our blog and following us on twitter and facebook.
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