Educators read books aloud on Facebook

Do you have students that don’t like summer reading? Try this alternative… Excerpt: The literacy specialists at Walnut Ridge Elementary wanted to keep their kids excited about reading over the summer. To do that, they’ve started sharing a weekly read aloud on Facebook. One teacher each week will be volunteering to read a book of their […]

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2019-03-30 NESTA Professional Development Workshop

Thanks to everyone who attended – participants, speakers, NESTA competition winners and our sponsor! The theme of this year’s NESTA professional development workshop is “Flexing in the Classroom: Brain-based and Technology Tools for Teachers.” Dr Anson Chen, Managing Director and Principal Trainer of Institute of Brain and Mind Education (IBME) will offer some brain-based strategies […]

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Puppets in class? Yes!

In January, the EDB held a workshop on puppetry. Attendees were all able to make their own puppets and practice performing with them. Later, some attendees’ students used simple paper puppets to bring to life a short drama in class! Very exciting stuff! 🙂

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