"I agree with the importance of an outside audience too. In our network we call this "externalizing the enemy". When my studnts present in front of panels, I try not to attend for more than a few moments. I find that when the panels consist…"
"I have been teaching project-to-project in a PBL High School for 3 years. Some tips from transitioning from a traditional to a PBL environment include:
1) Start small - recognize that if you are drawn to PBL - it's quite possible that your…"
I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More