Description: Anchor Charts are now considered a best teaching practice. Do you want to learn what these student tools are all about? Join us as we discuss why teachers are embracing this teaching technique and learn the ins and outs of creating these charts for your own classroom. We'll discuss tips and tricks of chart design that anyone can do. We'll review terrific anchor chart ideas from real teachers across various K-8 subject areas including math and reading. We'll explore practical tips for displaying and storing these one-of-a-kind class masterpieces. Every attendee will also leave with a handmade chart of their own!
Instructor: Laura Gurley, the owner of The Teachers’ Lounge, has a degree in Elementary Education from St. Louis University. She is an experienced classroom teacher who has worked with children from early childhood through the upper grades. Laura is currently teaching third grade at Visitation Academy and has been a workshop instructor at The Teachers’ Lounge for the past eight years. She enjoys sharing new and practical ideas with our local educators. Laura specializes in getting teachers to “think outside the box” as she shows them how to transform basic teacher tools into spectacular student manipulatives. Her classes are filled with hands-on activities that teachers won’t forget.
Each participant will receive a $10 voucher to use at The Teachers' Lounge.
PD (Profesional Development) Hours: 1.5