Category: Remote Learning
Y is for YOU and other Y’s
YOU John Hattie, in his ground-breaking work Visible Learning, concluded that teachers are among the most powerful influences in learning. He found that a “teacher’s beliefs and commitments are the greatest influence on student achievement” (Hattie 25). Teachers do this by constantly evaluating and assessing, not just students, but their teaching methods and the effectiveness…
“X” Marks the Spot
I began writing this series a year and a half ago to explore the many considerations we need to contemplate regarding the changes that will occur in the next decade and what our students will need to be successful in that time-frame and beyond. Access, happiness, mental well-being, reflection, patience, social-emotional learning, and mindset are…
Lynn Thomas21st Century Learning, Accessibility, Class of 2030, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Education, Empathy, Mental Health, Remote Learning, Social-Emotional Learning, Teaching21st Century Skills, Access, Assessment, Class of 2030, Collaboration, ConnectEd, COVID19, Critical Thinking, Digital Divide, Empathy, Equity, Future of education, Happiness, Marc Brackett, Mental Health, mental health and wellness, Mental well-being, Remote Learning, resilience, social-emotional learning, Social-Emotional Skills
W is for Wonder
won·der/ˈwəndər/ noun 1. a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable. verb desire or be curious to know something. feel doubt. Wonder is an interesting word full of star-struck awe to curious exploration to inexplicable confusion. More than anything right now, I vacillate amongst all three wonders. Perhaps…
Remote Learning: Am I Doing it Right?
Any nagging feelings I may have about whether I am doing this right fade away because as long as I am taking my students’ well-being into account, it can only be right.