Focus on the lesson and assignment.
Schedule time for digressions. Ie: part of every Friday
Model the model in Schmoker
for Research Project:
show examples of each piece and completed projects:
* show these examples regularly
Have presentation calendar at the beginning (so students have the goal in sight)
Know what they need to know. Work toward that end.
Model the enthusiasm and purpose of Charles Grimes at Brightstorm.
The passion, seriousness, and knowledge of Jeffery Sachs.
The humor, knowledge, and leadership of Ken Robinson, Paul Collier,
The organization, work-ethic, and enthusiasm or Drew Moneke,
“Choice is the easiest thing you can do for personalization.”