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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2018-01-12 NESTA GM

On 12 January 2018, the NESTA Executive gathered at the Sai Ying Pun Conference room to attend the first NESTA GM of 2018! Many topics were discussed and voted on by the members in attendance. Thank you to all who came out! 🙂

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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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