Tie Integrity to the Purpose of Learning: Life is not about getting an A on a homework assignment. If I want my students to be lifelong learners, I have to have authentic appreciation for where their individual learning processes.
If Nick Saban and Gus Malzahn were tasked with making Room 112 as safe as possible, what would they do? For those of you not from the state of Alabama, it is normal for many of us to wonder How would my favorite college football coach handle this situation.
What if I coupled the logic of SBG with CSA….has anyone done that? To avoid getting overwhelmed I started nice and easy with Unit 1. By pushing the big picture aside a small, tenuous little plan began to take shape.
So, in this time of remote instruction – when student experiences are scattered, when teachers are isolated, when resources are stretched – I find it more important than ever to be a Guardian of the Create Performance Task Process. Like a cook, protecting the integrity of quality ingredients.
The paradox of remote instruction is that I am both inside their homes and disconnected from them like never before.
Anyone else bomb a lecture that was heard by a teenager in the shower today? No? Just Me?
These are some almost unplugged activities I developed for this weeks remote teaching of my Introduction to CS course. Engagement over Rigor.
This week, as our district office implements their ALSDE approved #COVID plan, teachers were asked to focus students on enrichment versus new instruction. Monday, AP CSA was assigned a polymorphism activity This was the 2nd time they had been introduced to the topic, and I have an unofficial theory that it is not until theContinue reading “AP CSA Enrichment Gone Awry”
An AP CSA Assignment designed to use my students need for personal space as they expand their understanding of class inheritence.
Do the words really matter? As we all scramble to reach our students, as we leave behind our classrooms, and enter their homes through small screens, does it matter what we call this thing we are doing? I think it does. I think, if we clarify that we are providing Remote Instruction, it is clearContinue reading “Remote Instruction vs Online Learning”