It is probably important to note that my reputation outside of Room 112 is that I am intimidating. So when your initial impression is intimidating, how can build trust through Zoom? Enter Brene Brown and the genius of her permission slips
I believe in the power of writing while learning. I beleive in the power of a pencil and a clean sheet of paper. I beleive that if a student hears me say something, and then has to convert my words into notes they scribble there are all kinds of learning going on. AP CSP studentsContinue reading “Is there an easy to get a quick review of handwritten pages during remote instruction?”
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.
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.
Anyone else bomb a lecture that was heard by a teenager in the shower today? No? Just Me?
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”