To be effective instructors, we need to find ways to check in with our students. This feedback can guide us to being more efficient and providing a better experience for our students.
Four Core Assumptions of Skillful Teaching
What I learned from this chapter of Brookfield's book is that we can't get too comfortable and need to adopt a constant feedback loop with our students in order to know that we are effective instructors.
A Safe Space To Learn
In such a cauldron of difference, there will be few standardized practices that help students across the board learn essential skills or knowledge. An approach that one student finds particularly useful or congenial may well be unsettling and confusing to the student sitting next to them. Stephen D. Brockfield
My Teaching Philosophy
I didn’t always realize it but throughout my life over many different careers, I have sought to share knowledge and teach others what I know.
What Do I Want To Be?
I don't remember what I wanted to be when I was a child. I don't think people focused on that very much when I grew up.
The Importance of Participation in Trades Education
In this paper, I want to explore what we can count as participation in trades education and how I want to navigate this difficult task.
The Four Traps of Evaluation
To design authentic evaluation for both summative and formative assessments it is important not to fall into the “Four Traps of Evaluation”
Online Learning Skills – Opportunity or Hurdle for Trades Education?
The introduction of online learning tools in trades education was not as widely developed as in more academic settings. The need to close classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a pivot to full online classrooms.
The Neurodivergent Owner’s Manual
When I learned about how our brain learns during the cognitive science session of the course I am taking (PIDP 3100), I could not help but think about my own and my daughter’s challenges. Listen to the podcast https://anchor.fm/frithjof-petscheleit8/episodes/The-Neurodivergent-Owners-Manual-e19sg0t Transcript In this episode, I would like to present some background of a condition that (according to HealthLinkBC) affects …
PIDP 3100 Chat and Blog Reviews
For this assignment, I chatted with another person in the class. I love online classes and rarely miss sitting in a classroom. It is nice though to connect with someone that is on a similar journey.