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Altered image, Police Story2me July 2010 by San Mateo County Library, Inspire Learners with Guest Speakers True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. Socrates Break from the routine Various voices Primary resources Real world connections Career paths Professional Learning Network (PLN) LEGO "Build The Future" Ac2vity by NASA HQ Photos, A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believes it can be obtained. - by Shawn Hitchcock 'Read Iraq' by The US Army, How do I find guest experts? Create a quick list of topics & dates to hand out Ask students to brainstorm people they can ask (relatives or friends) Invite parents to offer expertise or make suggestions Virtual possibilities. Mystery Skype Google Hangouts Mystery Gplus Hangouts, duncan-joins-stuvoice twitter-crime-scene-investigation/ Tips & Ideas Students create questions Students line up to ask 1 at a time Backchannel skype-jobs-created-by-my-students/ Guests engage students Crafts Origami Cooking Build Exercise Games Learn a song or dance Image: IMG_8009-9 by declaneming, Demonstrations & experiments Altered image, p_38b by IRRI Photos, Field research