EP042 Reflections on a Crazy Year – The Educator's Quest
It's the final episode of the first season! I do some reflecting on this past year and the things I've learned as well as things that will hopefully continue on after things go back to "normal".
This week, we look at how failure can be beneficial in your classroom. A time-saving keyboard shortcut in the treasure chest. Plus, this week’s question of the week.
News & updates
- Nothing really going on this week
Treasure Chest: Duplicate
- Use Ctrl(Cmd)+D to duplicate objects in Google Slides and Google Drawings
Boss Battle: Failure IS an Option
- Failure is our greatest teacher
- Implement a growth mindset culture
- Utilize failure effectively in class
- Set up the culture and know that it is a process that will take time to adjust to
- Alleviate this stress of “perfection”
- Don’t tie “failure” into grades
- Get students to stop and reflect on their learning
- Use failure to challenge students more and enable them to take more risks in their work
Crew Members’ Board (#8BitCrew)
QOTW: How are you implementing failure and error in class to help your students learn?
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Music by David Fesliyan (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/)
- Intro/Outro: “Retro Platforming”
- Boss Battle: “Boss Battle Rock”
- Crew Member’s Board: “Pirate Dance”
- Wrap up: “Game Over” by Patrick de Arteaga
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