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On this episode, four RookieTeachers discuss Bachelor of Education Alternatives: How are you using your BEd outside the classroom? With special guests Rebecca Jess and Rob Kempson, Natasha and Andrew investigate how Bachelor of Education graduates spend their time working outside of the classroom. Listen in to learn how Rob manages his time between Occasional Teaching and working in the drama communities in Toronto and how Rebecca’s interest in the arts and summer camping has led her to a full time job as a Summer Camp Director.
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- Topic Discussion
- Quick Tip for Tomorrow
- The Rookie Resource Bank
Topic: Bachelor of Education Alternatives: How are you using your BEd outside the classroom?
Quick Tip for Tomorrow: Something you could do the next day in class with little or no prep and is applicable to most grade levels.
- Andrew: Procedural Writing using Origami
- Rob: Super Sonic Simon Says
- Rebecca: Grabbing Attention with Jingles (i.e., Sleep Country; Justin Bieber’s song Baby)
- Natasha: WallWisher.com
- Andrew: “Comprehensive Literacy Resource for Grades 3-6 Teachers” By Miriam Trehearne
- Rob: Study Guides
- Rebecca: Book of Awesome – Neil Pasricha
- Natasha: Canadian Wildlife Federation’s Project Wild Training & Activity Guide
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Thanks again so much to our guests:
- Find Rob: RobKempson.com; PasseMuraille.on.ca; PaprikaFestival.com
- Find Rebecca: www.ilovecamp.org; @RebeccaJess
Thanks for listening. Join us for our next episode when we discuss Life as a Prep/Rotary/”drop in” Teacher: When you only have 40-60 minutes.