Danette Grossnickle
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  • Boone, IA
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Danette Grossnickle replied to Michelle Sumner's discussion Teaching students how their brain works in the group Brain Research
"A great book on this subject is called " A Mind At A Time", by Mel Levine. In my opinion, it is like a reference book, but can also be easily read from cover to cover. I especially enjoyed the many tips for teachers."
May 28, 2010
Danette Grossnickle commented on Mr. Alex's group Differentiating Instruction in the Elementary School Classroom
"I enjoy poetry and have found it a refreshing way to engage students in writing without the hassel of a "set" way of sharing their ideas. At the beginning of the year, in August, I refresh the students with the different kinds of poetry.…"
Apr 13, 2010
Danette Grossnickle replied to J's discussion Challenging 9th grade academy students in the group Classroom 2.0 Beginner Group!
"Joanna- So glad to hear this is working for you."
Mar 3, 2010
Danette Grossnickle commented on Connie Mitchum's group Young Adult Novels--Literature Circles
"I used this book as a read-a-loud. "Code Talker", by Joseph Burchac. There is a museum in the United States dedicated to them . Check out this site http://navajocodetalkers.org/the_museum/"
Mar 1, 2010
Danette Grossnickle replied to J's discussion Challenging 9th grade academy students in the group Classroom 2.0 Beginner Group!
"Hi Joanna! Welcome to the world of education. I've been in your shoes before. It is challenging when a class gets along so well together that their plans overrule your plans. Every teacher will tell you that in their first few years of…"
Mar 1, 2010
Danette Grossnickle replied to Cathy White's discussion Welcome in the group Teachers Using Message Boards or Blogging
"Hi Cathy! I am just beginning to blog in the classroom. I would like to keep in touch and learn from others."
Feb 28, 2010
Danette Grossnickle commented on Connie Mitchum's group Young Adult Novels--Literature Circles
"At the beginning of this school year, I used "Where the Red Fern Grows", by Wilson Rawls. It was a huge hit. Afterwards, we watched the movie, which follows the book pretty closely, at least I thought."
Feb 28, 2010
Danette Grossnickle replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Best Project Management Strategies? in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"I am really looking forward to discussing this idea of project management. The few projects that I've completed have been within a quarter's time. I would like to hear about a project that lasts a year, or longer. I do feel comfortable…"
Feb 27, 2010
Danette Grossnickle replied to Suzie Boss's discussion Inquiring Minds: Group Inquiry Better than Solo Investigations? in the group PBL ~ Better with Practice
"Good question! Yes, I think that two heads are better than one, especially at the older level like junior high. Plus, older students usually like the opportunity to change the routine a little. I've tried an advertising unit to promote…"
Feb 26, 2010
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Feb 26, 2010

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I am married to an agronomist. I am an elementary classroom teacher. In my extra time, enjoy gardening with my family, cooking, and sharing with others.

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7th and 8th Literature Class

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At 8:17pm on February 26, 2010, Diana Byriel said…
The powerpoint project sounds interesting!
At 2:48pm on February 24, 2010, Kylie Kay Nelson said…
Hi again. Do you have the link or the guy's name for the Ted video we watched? I can't remember, and I can't seem to find it. I am interested in showing my students. I am sure they will be glued, just like yours were!
Thanks!
At 4:16pm on February 23, 2010, Kylie Kay Nelson said…
Hi Danette! I actually haven't had my students give formal speeches....sorry I can't help much. that's awesome that you showed the tedvideo. I found the anne frank video and am going to show it tomorrow. I don't know about you, but i keep talking about the class to everyone i meet, including my students!
 
 
 

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