Patricia Pendleton, a Minneapolis teacher and instructor with Origins, a nonprofit education-based organization, instructs teachers on a recess game based on "paper, rock, scissors." Teachers from across the Midwest are participating in the weeklong Summer Institute workshop at Bemidji Middle School. The program focuses on learning the needs of elementary and middle-school students. Pioneer Photo/Anne Williams
Teachers become learners at Summer Institute
Standing in the middle of a circle of peers can be intimidating for some students, while amusing for others. Likewise, taking notes on an empty stomach is tolerable for some, but punishing to others.
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