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Skillshare Class Workshop

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Skillshare Class Workshop

  1. 1. How to Teach a Skillshare Class Call-In Info: Meeting Number 617 663 880 Phone Number 1-650-429-3300 Danya Cheskis-Gold, @danyacg Community Manager, @skillshare http://skillshare.com
  2. 2. Agenda1. Introductions2. Game Time! 3. Workshop 4. Show & Tell
  3. 3. Hello.
  4. 4. EDUCATION is no longer iLEARNING
  5. 5. Learn by doing. Learn by failing.Learn by collaborating. Learn by creating. Learn by teaching.
  6. 6. Use the skills we develop here to make a difference in the world.
  7. 7. Today’s Goal: Share Our Skills! a.k.a.Create Your Class Listing
  8. 8. Game Time:Skillshare...or Not?
  9. 9. $95 / person
  10. 10. - $40 / person - listed one week before class- first-time teacher
  11. 11. Marketing Your Class: Recap1. It all starts with your class listing 2. At least 2-3 wks lead time 3. Use your networks + new ones 4. Discount codes 5. Keep your first classes small
  12. 12. Workshop:Create Your Class Listing
  13. 13. What Will You Teach?Ask Yourself: What do people ask me for advice about? What topicdo you love and want an excuse to research further (yes, you canteach something you’ve just learned yourself!)?Fill in the blank: After my students leave my class, they’ll know how to__________________________.
  14. 14. Who Will You Teach?Ask Yourself: Whose problem is the skill that I’m teaching solving?Who’s my obvious - and not so obvious - audience?
  15. 15. Pre-Class PrepAsk Yourself:• Are there prerequisites for my students (i.e., are there certain things they should know or have done before)?• What resources (i.e., videos, articles) will I share with my students to prepare them for class and/or what activity can my students do to come ready to dive in during class (i.e., compile work they’ve done before, put together an outline / initial plan)?
  16. 16. In-Class InteractionAsk Yourself:• What will your class structure / type be (i.e., field course, hands-on project workshop, case study review, discussion group, etc.)?• What activity or experiment can you give your students to work on to ensure they learn by doing and collaborating? Tip: make it challenging, not frustrating!
  17. 17. Post-Class EngagementAsk Yourself:• What will your students’ homework be? In other words, how will they apply what they’ve learned in class?• How will you learn from this experience, too (i.e., solicit students’ feedback, apply constructive criticism)?
  18. 18. Be Brave!Show us what you got...
  19. 19. Thank you.
  20. 20. THE FUTURE BELONGS TO THECURIOUS

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