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Fear of the unknown has misled many of us into thinking that the relationship between freedom and structure is an either/or proposition. As educators we’re either providing good, structured instruction or we’re refereeing spitball fights. Sam Chaltain American Schools
Concrete Opportunities Don't give the expedient answer Share your experiences & failures (transparency) Solicit and respond to feedback Offer choicesand opportunity to assume responsibility
Describe a time you felt excited by the possibilities offered by a class or meeting. What created that feeling?Describe a time you felt frustrated by the apparent uselessness of a class/meeting. What created that feeling? http://tinyurl.com/ascd11
Concrete Opportunities Write about your practice Class newsletter or blog Reflection blog For professional publications Discuss with others Online (blog comments, networks, Twitter) In a Critical Friends Group
All images are Creative Commons licensed Crazy student http://www.flickr.com/photos/wmiami/2724515344 Professor http://www.flickr.com/photos/tim_ellis/145582914 Curtain http://www.flickr.com/photos/cybaea/54679441 Fear http://www.flickr.com/photos/neverylorakeet/4055975423 All other images CC licensed by Meredith Stewart