This is a time to pause as the decisions that are made at this time will have a ripple effect on education, children & families for years to come.
“A1. Watching students make progress is success to me, moving from achieving at one point to another” @andreachalifour
This week #saskedchat did a bit of a stroll through the past as we explored some of the questions from past chats. Reaching back to 2015, we explored a variety of topics including classroom environment, assessment, technology, and teacher development. Participants shared resources, anecdotes, and responded to the questions by sharing from their experiences in the…
Learning to become better is about consistently seeking to improve.
Teachers understand the need for change but they need time to emotionally transition. That is what makes change so difficult.
If we review our routines and practices, those habits, routines, and practices that no longer are blooming can be removed and we can encourage new ones to take their place.
Most teachers are drawn to teaching as a calling but, over time, that passion can be lost, not for lack of wanting but from lack of consistent refueling.
In order for change to happen, you have to do.
As you stand at the back of the classroom, what are the possibilities that you envision that excite you and give you energy? What vision do you have for the school year? How can you make that vision a reality?
I work at so many different places — kitchen table, living room, office, library, coffee shops. Some days I like the quiet while other days I listen to music or just like the sound of conversations around me. It really depends. Not all days are the same.