The North Star Classroom Resource Guide is an easy-to-use guide guaranteed to turn an ordinary year of curriculum into a spectacular, life-long learning journey!
The North Star Classroom Resource Guide was written by Milken Award-winning elementary educator Sue Pandiani and FableVision's award-winning author/illustrator/educational consultant Peter H. Reynolds. Based on the themes of Peter's book, The North Star, and the magical Internet mentoring with Sue's third grade classroom, this guide bottles up the secret formula that propelled Ms. Pandiani’s classroom to national and international recognition.
Teachers searching for ways to inspire their students on a life-long learning voyage will see how easily they can integrate the approach and activities in this guide into their daily classroom practices. The guide supports and facilitates a true learner-centered environment, providing students with rich opportunities to follow their North Star.
Product Features Include:
Materials with easy instructions to "hit the ground" learning
Over 20 additional ready-to-implement activities
Engaging reproducibles by Peter H. Reynolds
Mini-Posters to support the classroom environment
Ready-to-send letter templates to parents
Weekly and monthly calendars for practical planning
Tips of Cooperative Voyaging that foster strong, supportive bonds between learners
A treasure chest of ideas for incubating a North Star classroom
Activities aligned with National Educational Technology Standards and 21st Century Skills
Hi-tech and low-tech options for every activity and lesson
More illustrations! More designs! More activities! More North Star!