Inspire & Engage Students by Inviting Guest Speakers Web & F2F

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  • Altered  image,  Police  Story2me  July  2010  by  San  Mateo  County  Library,   Inspire Learners with Guest Speakers
  • “True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” – Socrates
  • Break from the routine Various voices Primary resources Real world connections Career paths Professional Learning Network (PLN)
  • LEGO  "Build  The  Future"  Ac2vity  by  NASA  HQ  Photos,   “A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believes it can be obtained.” - by Shawn Hitchcock
  • 'Read  Iraq'  by  The  US  Army,   How do I find guest experts?
  • Create a quick list of topics & dates to hand out
  • Ask students to brainstorm people they can ask (relatives or friends)
  • Invite parents to offer expertise or make suggestions
  • Virtual possibilities….
  • Mystery Skype  
  • Google Hangouts
  • Mystery Gplus Hangouts,
  • duncan-joins-stuvoice
  • twitter-crime-scene-investigation/
  • Tips & Ideas
  • Students create questions Students line up to ask 1 at a time
  • Backchannel  
  • skype-jobs-created-by-my-students/
  • Guests engage students
  • Crafts Origami Cooking Build Exercise Games
  • Learn a song or dance
  • Image:  IMG_8009-­‐9  by  declanfleming,   Demonstrations & experiments
  • Altered  image,  p_38b  by  IRRI  Photos,   Field research