Connectedness During Distance Learning

 

“When you can’t find someone to follow, you have to find a way to lead by example.” Roxane Gay, Bad Feminist

As teachers and students, we are so used to being around other people. Spending the days by myself is going to be tough, and I think it’s going to be tough for my students too!

Throughout Distance Learning, there are a few things that I will continue to do from our Term 1 practice. I believe that wellbeing goes hand in hand with learning so it is important to continue to build friendships and connections and to ensure there is time for mindfulness.

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Start The Topic With A Thinking Routine

3 2 1 Bridge Thinking Routine @thesuitcaseteacher

I’ll be honest, I never really used thinking routines often in class until I had more exposure to them. Following my teacher training, my style of teaching was using textbooks and delivering knowledge but with more intel about the purposes and the benefits of using thinking routines, my style of teaching has evolved.

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