A Culture of Learning: Shifting From Teaching to Empowerment

Steven WeberBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Grade Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Schools were designed for both teaching and learning. The top skills kids need to know are analytical thinking and innovation, active learning and learning strategies, complex problem-solving, critical thinking and analysis, creativity, originality, and initiative. The difference between teaching and empowerment is when a teacher becomes so focused on the destination that students are not allowed to drive the … Read More

Balancing Self-Care and Learning

Rachelle Dené PothBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It’s important to balance self-care and learning. Understand that it’s okay to take a break. Strategies to make your time for yourself include choosing one thing to start, celebrating, having a routine, finding time to relax and recharge, and disconnecting. Balancing self-care and learning: It’s okay to take a break. We’ve all heard about how nice it must be … Read More

Teaching Versus Teachering: Extra Duties of Teachers

Alex T. ValencicBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teaching involves standards, a curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Students and teachers co-create the learning experience together. As teachers, what do we do beyond teaching? How can you impact greater change? Teaching Versus Teachering: Extra Duties of Teachers Not too long ago, I was listening to one of my favourite podcasts, The Chey and Pav Show. This show features Chey … Read More

Impact | Andrew Maxey | Overcorrection

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (2:17), Tom opens this week by sharing his #OneWord for 2022. Then, Tom is joined by educator and author Andrew Maxey (11:52) for a conversation centered on his newly released book, “Elephant in the Classroom: Tracing the Complexity of Teaching by Exploring 13 Competencies and Practices.”   Finally, in Assessment Corner (58:47), Tom addresses what he sees … Read More

17 #Edtech Tools to Try in 2022

Eric GuiseGot TechED Podcast

GotTechED EP102

GotTechED the Podcast Episode #102: 17 EdTech Tools for 2022 Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode #102 called “17 EdTech Tools for 2022” In this episode, Guise and I will discuss some of the edtech resources that we think will be most valuable this coming year. We’ll also share some of our own, edtech new years resolutions. This is another … Read More