We know it's easy to lose sight of our learners because there's just a lot of stuff in teaching, isn't there? It's sad but true.
So how do we refocus on our learners when there is so much in our spaces and on our minds? Is it every really possible?
What it comes down to is a strategic use of time and energy when creating a student-centered classroom culture rather than a compliance-driven one. This means that we reconnect with our people first, then get to our to-do lists.
A few months ago, I wrote a short post for Achieve the Core on just this idea. Let's take a look at one of these ideas to refocus on our people, without complicating teaching or crowding the teaching space.
One thing we can do is let our guard down.
What does this mean?
These are just a few simple ideas, things we likely often think about, but maybe do not always actually do for a refocus.
Fortunately, this requires no extra planning or resources! It's just a few minutes that can make your student's day.
Read the Achieve the Core post, "Refocusing on Your Learners" here.
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