Engaging Our Youngest Minds

Presenter: Angela Maiers
Location: Clive, Iowa, USA
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Presentation Title: Engaging Our Youngest Minds

Presentation Description: Do you recognize the “wow” of your students? Are we cultivating such passion? Angela shares a story of a young learner and the habits necessary to ignite such a wow in students

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16 Responses to “Engaging Our Youngest Minds”

  1. Gail P says:

    Thanks for the infusion of passion. Even though I work with young children every day, I am still amazed to see the passion that comes out when I release the reins a bit and set them on a path of exploration and discovery. It’s a shame that so much of our day is filled with mandated curriculum and big blocks of it at that.

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  6. Terry Schopp says:

    I could not agree with you more. It is my goal to get my students excited about what they are learning. They have taken me places and taught me many things through their enthusiasm.

    I believe that learning should be fun.

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  9. Karen Nabors says:

    Wonderful presentation! I’m all fired up about finding the passion in my students for next year!

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  13. Paul McMahon says:

    Just listened to your presentation today.

    Loved it!

    Had to share it with my wife when I got home (have 2 girls under 2)

    WE are copying the letter for the future :)

    Kind regards


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