Over the past few months, COVID-19 has changed the landscape of how students learn. From Beijing to New York, schools everywhere have made the jump from face to face instruction to teaching remotely online. However, this move has created tension amongst educators. Some of my teacher friends have felt inadequately trained to use the technology, … Continue reading Remote Learning: Is the World Ready?
One of my favorite teacher books is Parker Palmer's Courage to Teach. Palmer's work inspires teachers to recognize the nobleness and greatness associated with this profession. Its premise is simple. Teachers cannot teach unless they understand their own identity first. And so, it made me reflect on the importance of teacher identity. Good teaching cannot be reduced … Continue reading The Value of Teacher Identity