From the back, you can see things you don’t from the front. And, if you let the students lead the learning, you can see even more.
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.
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?
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.
Our topic for the November 12th, 2015 chat was Moving from Teacher Competition to Collaboration. The participants were eager to explore this topic and had great insights into the reasons why competition sometimes masquerades as collaboration and how, at times, cooperation can be substituted for collaboration. Both Competition and Cooperation allow school staffs to get…
What inspires you? Where do you find the inspiration to be creative? To be innovative? We can all be creative and innovative, it just takes a bit of effort.
Failure is Important My run this morning wasn’t great. I laboured through it. My time was below my usual pace and I was struggling. I didn’t run as far as I usually run and my side hurt. It was a great run. Huh? How can that be? It was great because I ran. It all…
This was a comment I made on the #satchatwc a while back. It’s had a few retweets and some comments. This past Saturday morning, I joined in the first #edcampHOME hosted as an edcamp event but online. As I’ve processed this event and what took place, there are a few take aways for me and…