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“Having been that student who did not fit the traditional learner mold, but usually being a high achiever, I understood early on that every person did not learn the same way and that just because people do not learn the same way does not mean they do not learn well." Click the image to read more.
What if my students don't want to learn? Michael Opitz and Michael Ford will examine this question in light of a growing body of research on the need to promote joyous effort in classrooms. In the webinar based on their new book, Engaging Minds in the Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy, Opitz and Ford will discuss practical ideas for creating a sense of urgency, agency and responsibility in learners, which often lead to greater success. Register now to participate.
“Before forging ahead with plans to identify and cultivate teacher leaders, principals need to reassess whether they themselves fully understand what leadership is, whether their brand of leadership is still relevant and whether they can identify how leadership is exhibited. Paying attention to these factors will evidence whether or not a “leadership gap” exists and determine if it is okay to move on with the process of selecting teacher leaders.” Mamzelle Adolphine
“Listening well—actively and deeply—is a skill that requires both attention and intention. It starts with our ears (making sense of words as well as the speaker’s tone) but also involves our eyes (body language says a lot). In a world increasingly cluttered with information, getting students to listen mindfully is a challenge.” Ryan Thomas