Have you ever felt the creeping doubt seep into every fiber of your body? The slow dread of talking yourself out of taking action on an important task? How do confident people do it? More importantly when you see the fear creep into a students’ eyes in class, how do you respond as a mentor, […]Read more "Confidence"
In my class, I had two protocols in place to encourage students to participate more. Today I’m only going to talk about the first one. I’ll save the second for a followup post. For years I struggled with how to get students who were less sure of themselves and a little on the quiet side […]Read more "Facilitate the Classroom"
That was my response to a woman I only vaguely knew at work about three years ago. She was having a meeting in my classroom (it was not being used during that period and just happen to be open) and I walked in as she was concluding. We got to talking about teaching and pedagogy, […]Read more "“You want me to join Twitter”?!?"