From the Twitter Archives, August 31, 2019… this tweet became the basis for one of my educational resolutions at the start of 2020, before the pandemic changed my halcyon little resolution activity.
When Students ask Questions they:
1. Take responsibility
2. Are engaged
3. Have confidence
4. Trust their Teachers
5. Are empowered
How do we support & empower our Students by encouraging inquiry in our classrooms?
by Nicole Biscotti, M.Ed.
It’s Better to Prepare than to Repair ~ John Maxwell
Image Source from Quotation Celebration
More Weekend Ed. Quotes
The benefits of learning outdoors have been promoted since Henry David Thoreau took his students on the first Field Trips!
Here is an update on Learning Outdoors — From the TCEA Blog:
Dr. Gary Stager and school architect and designer Prakash Nair have written an excellent guide to providing outdoor learning experiences for students of all ages. This guide is normally sold on Amazon, but is provided free for download here at this link. This guide is presented from the perspective of educators, architects, neurologists, and environmental scientists.
This week’s Ed. Quote features a quote by Casba Osvath. It addresses the enduring and remarkable value of storytelling.
An excellent opportunity to learn during a live Twitter chat and Google Meet… Thank you David Lockett!!
“A crucial indicator of educators’ potential for success is teacher beliefs specifically here, the degree to which you believe you can be successful to the task at hand (self-efficacy).” ~ Design Ed: Connecting Learning Science Research to Practice (2019) by Angela Elkordy, Ayn Keneman
Thank you to Dr. Jack McManus, my dissertation chair. Dr. Jack, you were right! Miss you.
Teague, H. L. (2017). A Mixed Methods Study of Online Course Facilitators’ Perceptions of Mobile Technology, Design, and TPaCK Affordances. ProQuest LLC. 789 East Eisenhower Parkway, PO Box 1346, Ann Arbor, MI 48106. Available online at Research Gate: http://goo.gl/Wdp9CU and https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED576873