Story Fan-n-Pick

Just got back from another Cooperative/Social Emotional Learning class meeting with tons of ideas from the brilliant minds of my colleagues. One of tonight's focus structures is called "Fan-N-Pick". It's one of the more...involved...Kagan structures, but my modification of it boils down to this: Write out 12 questions about whatever you are learning and make … Continue reading Story Fan-n-Pick

Story Elements Glove

Here is a fun idea that I learned at a 'Stellar Strategies' workshop with Liz Warner several years ago here in Anchorage. It was a great workshop, and I walked away with many ready-to-use strategies for teaching vocabulary and language in general. I've never actually used this idea because I've not had the forethought to … Continue reading Story Elements Glove