It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity.
Develop a lesson that revolves around student centered discussions.
Learn how to make small talk with strangers. Read a more detailed guide here: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2012/08/22/how-to-make-small-talk/ Filmed and Dir...
TED talk on where good ideas come from.
We should all use our creativity as much as we can, whether to build a relationship or develop a brand. Time and time again, creativity produces great results.
“Strategies for developing confident speakers who can share their thoughts and learning.” This article discusses the idea of oracy, the ability to speak well, and how this is a core part of student learning.
15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging. Some great ideas on this list for generating good student conversations!
“It's important to build student independence; you can’t just turn them loose and expect them to be able to effectively function autonomously. Scaffolding includes co-crafted norms, practices, and routines – and teachers should be clear and explicit when talking to students about how they are practicing the habit of independence.”