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.
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.
It’s tempting to sit in the corner and then, voila, to amaze us all with your perfect answer. But of course, that’s not what ever works. Seth Godin The other day I gave a presentation in an undergraduate class about using social media in teaching. During the discussion, I was asked if students should continue to…