After a few sessions at #FETC this week one thing is clear…if you want to transform your classroom you are the driving force. If you want to change the way you teach…you have to find something that works for your students. If you want to change the environment in the classroom…you are the one to clear the air. If you want to…you get it.
Changing your classroom approach starts with a system that works
Every classroom has a system that the teacher has crafted to fit the needs of the current students. Picking what will work and taking the time to learn how it works is the trick. In my own classroom I have picked design thinking and project based learning to be part of my system. At the start of the year you roll out the system to your students and throughout the year you keep working on the system to help your students succeed. This doesn’t have to be exactly what you read in a book. Make sure you change the system to make it work for you. If you are a slave to the system you pick it is not the right system for you. Read more.