Quick share today just for the sake of inspiration. I was participating in a Twitter chat (I know how that sounds, and I’m OK with it), and the final question was “Q5: How can teachers encourage students to become active creators of their own learning?” BAM. Great question. So many answers, so few characters. My answer was “A5 Make a personal connection, build confidence, allow them to stumble and then help them rebuild.” but the only way to really sum it up is with this:
Isn’t this the best feeling ever?! The whole reason I am in education is to be able to say this to students. Empowering them and then seeing them succeed is one thing, but to get to say, “SEE??! YOU did this! YOU made this happen!” is flipping amazing.