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Dean Shareski	

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July 2014 http://www.flickr.com/photos/arichards-gallery/9215560918
Whatever Happened to
Joy
shareski.ca @shareski
shareski.ca @shareski
shareski.ca @shareski
shareski.ca @shareski
http://www.flickr.com/photos/arichards-gallery/9215560918
Is Joy
Even a Thing
anymore?
Moment # 1
Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
Why Doesn’t Christina Ever smile?
Moment # 2
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lewiselementary/8683388187
“People seem to get nostalgic about a lot of things they
weren't so crazy about the first time.”
http://www.flickr.com/photo...
Moment # 3
With regards to creating a video like that do you:
With regards to creating a video like that do you:
A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address
some curricu...
With regards to creating a video like that do you:
A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address
some curricu...
With regards to creating a video like that do you:
A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address
some curricu...
With regards to creating a video like that do you:
A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address
some curricu...
Moment # 4
What do you believe
about learning?
And what do you mean by “student achievement?”
Do you Believe Learning is Like Buckley’s?
Do you Believe Learning is Like Buckley’s?
How to motivate kids to learn Math
How to motivate kids to learn Math
Language Matters
Every Mission Statement
on the Planet
“...rigorous and relevant education to all students in a
learning environment that fosters high expectations
and data.”
Ev...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/
Feel-Bad Education
The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy

by: Alfie Koh...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/
"Why	 are	 our	 
schools	 not	 
places	 of	 joy?"
Feel-Bad Education
Th...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/
"Why	 are	 our	 
schools	 not	 
places	 of	 joy?"
Feel-Bad Education
Th...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/
Feel-Bad Education
The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy

by: Alfie Koh...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/
Feel-Bad Education
The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy

by: Alfie Koh...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristic/359572656
data driven
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristic/359572656
accountability
student 

achievement
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaswenden/116786466
Why Do I Have to Learn This?
joy
/joi/
!
!
Noun

!
joy
/joi/
!
!
Noun

!
1.the emotion evoked by well-being, success,
or good fortune or by the prospect of
possessing what o...
You know it when you See it
You know it when you See it
Is Joy Really the Schools Responsibility?
Is Joy Really the Schools Responsibility?
Planning and Designing For Joy
Wonder
https://www.flickr.com/photos/shareski/9418288122
“Be aware of wonder. Remember the little seed in the
Stryrofoam cup: The roots go down and the plant
goes up and nobody re...
“We Have Responsibility to Awe”
2,296
2,296
How often do your students get to wonder?
!
!
!
!
What if each day your students left with school with a
great question?
Be
Interesting
“one of the best
things you can do for
your students is to be
an interesting adult”

Gary Stager
How Do You Learn?
How Do You Learn?
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
...And this is all we know so far
SAGE ON
THE STAGE
SAGE ON
THE STAGE
GUIDE ON

THE SIDE
GUIDE ON

THE SIDE
MEDDLER IN THE
MIDDLE
The Learning Project
The Learning Project
My Teaching Staff
What are you learning right now?
Do your students know about this?
(Bonus points if it has nothing to do with your job)
Ho...
Share It
“TO GETTHE FULLVALUE OF JOY
YOU MUST HAVE SOMEONETO DIVIDE IT WITH.”
MarkTwain
@RobCFisher
@RobCFisher
Cantiague Weekly Update @Cantiague_Lead
Cantiague Weekly Update @Cantiague_Lead
How are you spreading and sharing joyful moments in
your school/classroom?
Be Grateful
How are you showing gratitude to your
students? parents? colleagues?
How are you showing gratitude to your
students? parents? colleagues?
Text, tweet, message someone right now and say thank
...
Just do
It
“ W H E N I B E C A M E A M A N I P U T A WAY C H I L D I S H
T H I N G S , I N C L U D I N G T H E F E A R O F C H I L D ...
When’s the last time you did something in which its
primary purpose was to bring joy to you or your
students?
We must play. 

But our merriment must be of that kind 

(and it is, in fact, the merriest kind) 

which exists between pe...
We must play. 

But our merriment must be of that kind 

(and it is, in fact, the merriest kind) 

which exists between pe...
http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
It’s an End in itselfhttp://shareski.ca/y/joychat
It’s an End in itselfhttp://shareski.ca/y/joychat
It’s an End in itself
Thank you
@shareski
shareski.ca
http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
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  1. 1. Dean Shareski RSCON July 2014 http://www.flickr.com/photos/arichards-gallery/9215560918 Whatever Happened to Joy
  2. 2. shareski.ca @shareski
  3. 3. shareski.ca @shareski
  4. 4. shareski.ca @shareski
  5. 5. shareski.ca @shareski
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/arichards-gallery/9215560918 Is Joy Even a Thing anymore?
  7. 7. Moment # 1
  8. 8. Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
  9. 9. Why Doesn’t Christina Ever smile?
  10. 10. Moment # 2
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lewiselementary/8683388187
  12. 12. “People seem to get nostalgic about a lot of things they weren't so crazy about the first time.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/chicagogeek/3288238069
  13. 13. Moment # 3
  14. 14. With regards to creating a video like that do you:
  15. 15. With regards to creating a video like that do you: A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address some curricular outcomes but you might have to look them up later. Fingers crossed.
  16. 16. With regards to creating a video like that do you: A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address some curricular outcomes but you might have to look them up later. Fingers crossed.
  17. 17. With regards to creating a video like that do you: A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address some curricular outcomes but you might have to look them up later. Fingers crossed. B. Do it and to heck with the outcomes, doing joyful things with students is important.
  18. 18. With regards to creating a video like that do you: A. Do it because it's not only fun but likely does address some curricular outcomes but you might have to look them up later. Fingers crossed. B. Do it and to heck with the outcomes, doing joyful things with students is important.
  19. 19. Moment # 4
  20. 20. What do you believe about learning?
  21. 21. And what do you mean by “student achievement?”
  22. 22. Do you Believe Learning is Like Buckley’s?
  23. 23. Do you Believe Learning is Like Buckley’s?
  24. 24. How to motivate kids to learn Math
  25. 25. How to motivate kids to learn Math
  26. 26. Language Matters
  27. 27. Every Mission Statement on the Planet
  28. 28. “...rigorous and relevant education to all students in a learning environment that fosters high expectations and data.” Every Mission Statement on the Planet
  29. 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/ Feel-Bad Education The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy
 by: Alfie Kohn ! http://www.alfiekohn.org/teaching/edweek/feelbad.htm
  30. 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/ "Why are our schools not places of joy?" Feel-Bad Education The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy
 by: Alfie Kohn ! http://www.alfiekohn.org/teaching/edweek/feelbad.htm
  31. 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/ "Why are our schools not places of joy?" Feel-Bad Education The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy
 by: Alfie Kohn ! http://www.alfiekohn.org/teaching/edweek/feelbad.htm
  32. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/ Feel-Bad Education The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy
 by: Alfie Kohn ! http://www.alfiekohn.org/teaching/edweek/feelbad.htm
  33. 33. http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2333068171/ Feel-Bad Education The Cult of Rigor and the Loss of Joy
 by: Alfie Kohn ! I’m appearing to accept an odious premise—namely, that joy must be justified as a means to the end of better academic performance. Not so: 
 It’s an end in itself. http://www.alfiekohn.org/teaching/edweek/feelbad.htm
  34. 34. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristic/359572656
  35. 35. data driven http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristic/359572656 accountability student achievement
  36. 36. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaswenden/116786466 Why Do I Have to Learn This?
  37. 37. joy /joi/ ! ! Noun
 !
  38. 38. joy /joi/ ! ! Noun
 ! 1.the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires
  39. 39. You know it when you See it
  40. 40. You know it when you See it
  41. 41. Is Joy Really the Schools Responsibility?
  42. 42. Is Joy Really the Schools Responsibility?
  43. 43. Planning and Designing For Joy
  44. 44. Wonder
  45. 45. https://www.flickr.com/photos/shareski/9418288122
  46. 46. “Be aware of wonder. Remember the little seed in the Stryrofoam cup: The roots go down and the plant goes up and nobody really knows how or why, but we are all like that.” Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
  47. 47. “We Have Responsibility to Awe”
  48. 48. 2,296
  49. 49. 2,296
  50. 50. How often do your students get to wonder? ! ! ! ! What if each day your students left with school with a great question?
  51. 51. Be Interesting
  52. 52. “one of the best things you can do for your students is to be an interesting adult”
 Gary Stager
  53. 53. How Do You Learn?
  54. 54. How Do You Learn?
  55. 55. ...And this is all we know so far
  56. 56. ...And this is all we know so far
  57. 57. ...And this is all we know so far
  58. 58. ...And this is all we know so far
  59. 59. ...And this is all we know so far
  60. 60. ...And this is all we know so far
  61. 61. ...And this is all we know so far
  62. 62. ...And this is all we know so far
  63. 63. ...And this is all we know so far
  64. 64. ...And this is all we know so far
  65. 65. SAGE ON THE STAGE
  66. 66. SAGE ON THE STAGE
  67. 67. GUIDE ON
 THE SIDE
  68. 68. GUIDE ON
 THE SIDE
  69. 69. MEDDLER IN THE MIDDLE
  70. 70. The Learning Project
  71. 71. The Learning Project
  72. 72. My Teaching Staff
  73. 73. What are you learning right now? Do your students know about this? (Bonus points if it has nothing to do with your job) How are your interests/passions infused into your classroom?
  74. 74. Share It
  75. 75. “TO GETTHE FULLVALUE OF JOY YOU MUST HAVE SOMEONETO DIVIDE IT WITH.” MarkTwain
  76. 76. @RobCFisher
  77. 77. @RobCFisher
  78. 78. Cantiague Weekly Update @Cantiague_Lead
  79. 79. Cantiague Weekly Update @Cantiague_Lead
  80. 80. How are you spreading and sharing joyful moments in your school/classroom?
  81. 81. Be Grateful
  82. 82. How are you showing gratitude to your students? parents? colleagues?
  83. 83. How are you showing gratitude to your students? parents? colleagues? Text, tweet, message someone right now and say thank you.
  84. 84. Just do It
  85. 85. “ W H E N I B E C A M E A M A N I P U T A WAY C H I L D I S H T H I N G S , I N C L U D I N G T H E F E A R O F C H I L D I S H N E S S A N D T H E D E S I R E T O B E V E RY G R O W N U P. ” C . S . L E W I S http://kariemillspaugh.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/adults-like-children-2.jpg
  86. 86. When’s the last time you did something in which its primary purpose was to bring joy to you or your students?
  87. 87. We must play. 
 But our merriment must be of that kind 
 (and it is, in fact, the merriest kind) 
 which exists between people who have, 
 from the outset, 
 taken each other seriously. ”C.S. Lewis “
  88. 88. We must play. 
 But our merriment must be of that kind 
 (and it is, in fact, the merriest kind) 
 which exists between people who have, 
 from the outset, 
 taken each other seriously. ”C.S. Lewis “
  89. 89. http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
  90. 90. http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
  91. 91. http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
  92. 92. http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
  93. 93. It’s an End in itselfhttp://shareski.ca/y/joychat
  94. 94. It’s an End in itselfhttp://shareski.ca/y/joychat
  95. 95. It’s an End in itself Thank you @shareski shareski.ca http://shareski.ca/y/joychat
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