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.
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?
The “AHA” was only the beginning. In fact, it would take a few years before I would become what I considered “good” at planning and being able to make connections.
Fun, Happiness, Joy – where do you find these in school?
How do habits form? How do we replace habits? Habits are important but so is being able to change them.
Media Literacy is important for meeting the challenges of today’s ever changing world. How can schools support teachers and students to develop greater media literacy?
Assessment As, For, and Of Learning – an important part learning.
Most people like a good challenge, something that pushes them to reach beyond where they are at the moment, to reach a new level or develop a new skill.
This summer a number of people from #saskedchat have indicated that they are interested in taking on a blogging challenge in order to kickstart their blogging and get back into the habit of writing. To help with this, the #saskedchat Blogging Challenge will offer weekly topics for blogging and, hopefully, provide an opportunity for people to encourage and support others who are taking the challenge.
Blogging as a professional The January 28th #saskedchat explored Blogging as a Professional. Now, there has been a great deal written about the benefits of blogging and many connected professionals who do a great deal of blogging will attest to the benefits. Teachers who have a classroom blog discuss the many benefits to the process…
Our topic was Homework and it was a great discussion. Participants were very willing to discuss the many different aspects of homework and how they used homework in their own classrooms. Most participants agreed that the view of homework is evolving. Sometimes communicating this change to parents isn’t easy. There is still a sense that if…