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.
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.