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Switching Gears 
Compliant Students or Engaged Students, Pick One    
 Nicholas Provenzano and Timothy Gwynn with Dan Pink

 

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Dan Pink makes the case that control is the enemy of student engagement and  offers some thoughts about how to get kids authentically engaged in learning. Dan says the big question we have to answer is what kind of world are we really preparing  kids to enter?

 

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Stepping Up 
Reality Check: Effectively Preparing Students for the Next Grade    
 Nicholas Provenzano and Timothy Gwynn with David Harris, Emily Dawson

 

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We hear it often, students reaching grade levels unprepared for the work. In this segment we look at what is fundamentally required to prepare students to step up.

 

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Reading Rites 
Getting Your Students (Especially Boys) Hooked on Books
 Nicholas Provenzano and Timothy Gwynn with Pernille Ripp

 

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According to our guest the love of reading is not dead. In fact Pernille has found a way to her students, including boys, jazzed about ink on paper. Tune is as she shares the secret sauce she uses to get kids hooked on books.

 

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Writer's Block 
Getting Reluctant Writers to Explore Life Beyond 140 Characters
 Nicholas Provenzano and Timothy Gwynn with John T. Spencer

 

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Some students are convinced that any writing assignment beyond 140 characters is both cruel and unusual punishment and unconstitutional.  Our legal department is still checking into this.  In the interim, here are some proven strategies  to get students excited about jumping off the 140 character cliff and smiling on the way down.    

 

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The Small Stuff Counts 
You Have to Show Kids That They Matter
 Nicholas Provenzano and Timothy Gwynn with Angela Maiers

 

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News flash: Not only do students not care how much you know until they know how much you care, they can not be powerfully engaged in learning until they know that their presence matters, that their life matters, that they matter. How can you demonstrate and communicate to students that they matter?

 

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