Game Changers: New Ways to Teach Our Kids | Aspen Ideas Festival.

Speaker John Hunter shares his thoughts on “the next big thing” in education.  It may not be what you think… watch the video share your thoughts with someone- a coworker, a friend, a spouse, a blogger….

This is a summary of the book, Choice Words:

In productive classrooms, teachers don’t just teach children skills: they build emotionally and relationally healthy learning communities. Teachers create intellectual environments that produce not only technically competent students, but also caring, secure, actively literate human beings. Choice Words shows how teachers accomplish this using their most powerful teaching tool: language. 

Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children’s Learning – Peter H. Johnston