A Pefect Quote for Summer!
“The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking” ~PhaedrusPhaedrus, written by Plato in 370BC, is a dialogue between Plato’s protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues.
Williamson, J. (2015). Effective digital learning environments: Your guide to the ISTE standards for coaches. Eugene, Oregon ; Arlington, VA: International Society for Technology in Education.
Today’s quote addresses leadership and includes the instructional technologists, learning coaches, and all those who interface with classroom teachers.
“…The great leader is seen as servant first…” – Robert K. Greenleaf
Read more about servant leadership at this article download: http://www.carolsmith.us/downloads/640greenleaf.pdf
“… How beautiful it is to be alive
so that even in our most lumbered days
we might meet each other, hands open,
and steady the other, walking home.”
~ Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, from the poem Reconciliation
Poem chosen by Claudia Cummins at the First Sip blog
Photo by Till Achinger
“When we intentionally respond to the diverse needs of our students, we are differentiating the product, process or content of learning according to the learning style, interest or readiness of our students. A wealth of research suggests that by framing learning with student interests in mind, teachers can increase student motivation and learning” (National Council of Teachers for English, 2015)