Hybrid Learning – Introduction On Tuesday, February 15, I took part in the #TeamsEduChat monthly tweet meet exploring Hybrid Learning. One of my friends suggested my name as a host for this month’s chat because of my interested in technology and learning. During the chat, I offered up a few different tools and strategies I…
I’m learning that there is a limit to what you can do in a given time. I can’t do it all. I’ve watched friends around me slowly try to do more and more as the pressures of teaching during a pandemic continued to add to their list of things To Do. On top of that, they are feeling the pressure of a society that is, at this very moment, very divided and confused. Teachers, and many people, feel abandoned as they try to figure out how to best do their work while lacking personal safety and care. The mental and physical toll has been immense. In order to take care of myself, I have been working to develop habits that will ensure I can do my absolute best each day. I’m now at a point where it feels right to step back into this space.
Often there is a false assumption that 1) play is not important for learning, and 2) play is for younger children. So, including high school students in learning-thru-play enriches teaching-learning process to a new level
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.
Developing habits are easy, much easier to develop than to change. It takes persistence and work to make changes, especially if the habit is years/decades in the making.
Sharing As parents, one thing that we have tried to impress upon on children is the importance of sharing, whether it is with siblings, friends, or other people, we have tried to help our children understand the importance of sharing while at the same time helping them to understand that they must be careful with…
Change is constant. Change is inevitable. Change can be positive or it can be negative. Change what does it mean to YOU?
Our topic this week is Supporting. Tribe, a post by Jana Scott Lindsay, has me pondering how do we support ourselves and, just as importantly, be part of a support system for others.