Wellness Wednesday: Overcoming Ego

Our ego is the force that is convinced that we are perfect. It does all kinds of ridiculous things to try and make that impossible idea true. When was the last time you got frustrated with someone or with a situation? Mine was today when I was late for a doctor's appointment. It seemed every… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Overcoming Ego

Stage 2: Active Processing

Try this: correct misconceptions

Here's an important truth: If we don't address students' preconceptions¬†about topics directly they will likely continue to walk around with partial understanding or¬†misunderstanding. Period. End of story.¬† The first principle from How Students Learn: Students come to the classroom with preconceptions about how the world works. If their initial understanding is not engaged, they may… Continue reading Try this: correct misconceptions