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Grounding activities are warming up your participants and assuming they are ready to learn, come with a positive mindset and want to grow. I prefer this term to “ice-breaker” that assumes people need to break this ice, that the atmosphere is ice cold and perhaps the minds are close and rigid… Here are some very … Continue reading Grounding activities
For me, the most effective way to support educators to engage learners and increase learning retention is Cognitive Coaching. The mission of Cognitive Coaching is to produce self-directed persons. With the skills of coaching patterns, building rapport, listening and inquiring to explore or specify thinking, we are able to clarify thoughts and go deeper into … Continue reading Strategies for helping teachers to engage learners and increase learning retention
I have always been engaged in PLCs throughout my career as I am absolutely convinced that collaboration is an essential factor for moving from good to great. Because the nature of PLCs can be so diverse, its impact on student learning takes many forms. Co-building capacity amongst faculty, implementing new instructional strategies and reflecting on … Continue reading Why are PLCs so important?
How to present like a pro? I would like to share a short description on how I decided to organize my Google Edu on Air presentation after asking Eric Curts for a few tips. My situation is the following: I am the presenter. I have slides and speaker’s notes. A friend of mine is moderating by … Continue reading Trick on presenting with Google on air
I am thinking of havin a monthly theme (each month could be one of the ISTE Standards for students) in the staff room where students could lead to inspire teachers. For example, having them share their learning of a particular ISTE Standard at recess time, around the Staff room area. We could give different opportunities … Continue reading Student-led PD?