How do we learn teaching? By furthering our education, of course. If you’re interested in exploring some options, Kimberly put together a list to get you started.
Have you ever participated in a teacher support group? Melissa shares some of the gains from participating in a Teachers English Corner with her colleagues.
Sometimes we need to freshen up our view of teaching. Bradley Baurain tells us how as he relates some experiences with teaching in different contexts.
Marilyn Lewis tackles a seemingly difficult means of learning teaching–action research–in a way that sounds manageable. Make sure you follow the steps at the end to “Try it out.”
Do you enjoy being observed? Even if you do–and most people don’t!–are there benefits? Julie Prentice gives us some insight into how observation helps us to learn teaching and more importantly “see” our students.
Nicholas Todd follows up on last week’s post with some broad thoughts about observing. His post reads like a TV series with a cliffhanger at the end of each episode. Go ahead and binge watch.
Scott Gross humorously and thoughtfully leads off our new series on learning teaching. Join us today and over the next few weeks as we learn how to grow as teachers.
Over the last five weeks, we’ve been assessing our attitudes and actions toward the ignored and forgotten by answering four essential questions. This week we give you an opportunity to answer a fifth and final question by taking it before the throne: How do my actions and attitudes need to change?