School Life – Janurary 2014 @ FES

Target 1 – Student-Centered Learning
FWSU students will engage in personalize learning involving collaborative inquiry, problem solving and creative learning opportunities

Action Step – Highlight, create and model innovative learning opportunities that promote collaborative inquiry, problem solving and creativity for students

Indicator of Success – Students and staff will apply existing knowledge to create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

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FES students developing a geologic timeline

Today could be seen as simply a cold January day like so many others this month. It is easy for us all to get lost in the moment and to forget about the learning that occurs every day in our schools. Today was a typical, but it was also filled with excitement, engagement, innovation, creativity and hard work.

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A brief yoga exercise to get our students ready for some serious learning

Brain research shows that movement stimulates learning- especially important on a day when students can not get outdoor exercise.

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Reading, reading and more reading. No better way for a day to start.

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Filming a group presentation about scientists

Flexible learning environments give students opportunities to learn in a variety of ways.

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Matching words and letters

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Collaborating to write and produce a music video to demonstrate understanding.

Today was a typical day – nothing more. It was all about learning!

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