One of my friends recently linked to this article in Hybrid Pedagogy (an open-access teaching and learning journal) about Distinguished Professor of American History Dr. Cate Denial’s journey to what she calls a “pedagogy of kindness”. I highly recommend the article if you think prioritizing kindness might help your teaching break through to your students and get beyond a transactional model of education.
This book is a deep dive into how teaching can contribute to the good life of a teacher, and not just his or her students. It is also one of the texts we will be tackling in the Character and Virtue PLC this term.
Some informative links to provoke thought and discussion from around the web.
Statistics for use of instructional technology from 2018-2019.
Read on to learn about classroom technology improvements made over the summer.