Nature. The Great Outdoors. The sounds and sights of being outdoors. Being in an online classroom does present some challenges. One of them is it’s hard to organize to get students outside. It’s sometimes hard to get everyone to go outside as each person is in different circumstances which makes their access to the outside…
I’ve been reading The Practice, Seth Godin’s new book. As I work through different ideas and how much really connects to education and what we do in school, I look at what I am doing in my own online classroom and how our practices might change in different ways to allow students a greater opportunity…
we need to be careful in decisions about classroom environment and ensure decisions are based on sound educational practices.
Schools have a unique opportunity to help students develop patience as they work toward mastery.
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.
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.
Fun, Happiness, Joy – where do you find these in school?
Fun Joy Happiness – these are important for our students and schools – and ourselves.
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?