Overwhelmed? Do 5 Things.
At this time of year, feeling out-of-control busy is the status quo for everyone I talk to. So I thought I’d share a little trick I use to ease that feeling of wanting to crawl in bed and never come out again.
Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.
Your new favorite teaching strategy: This pared-down version of learning stations keeps the movement, interactivity and variety while minimizing the prep work.
Are You Broadcasting on Too Many Channels?
Asking students to read one thing and listen to another is asking the impossible.
Open Your Door: Why We Need to See Each Other Teach
Watching another person deeply involved in the work they’re trained for helps you get to know them on a completely different level. And though we work together, we usually follow parallel, rather than intersecting lines. We rarely ever actually see each other teach. And it’s a shame.