I had a really great conversation with Patrick the other day and wanted to share it with you all. We started talking about our summer classes since he has PDP classes this summer and I am working on my Grad Diploma this summer. Here is an excerpt:
This is such a good time of year for us all to be reminded that we are just like the students that we teach. Things we find more interesting and more meaningful to our learning are the same types of activities that will resonate with our students. Now is the time to think about our pedagogy, as we are all (hopefully) reflecting on the past year and thinking about how to improve our practice for the upcoming school year!
I know that I am going to use some of my time off to read books about motivation (Drive by Dan Pink), teaching non fiction (NonFiction Matters by Stephanie Harvey on advice from @mrsdkrebs) and whatever I can get my hands on regarding project and passion based learning. I plan on integrating
What will you be adding/changing to the way you teach next year?