One of the challenges in teaching about the history of antisemitism and the Holocaust, as I am right now in my HI 368 course of the same name, is how to describe ancient, early Christian, medieval, and Reformation-era forms of hostility towards Jews. 2,110 more words
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What is feedback for learning, and how well do you give it to students? (Reflective Teaching Questions: A 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers - Day 14)
Feedback for learning goes beyond simply writing “good work” on the bottom of the page.
I’m tempted to end this post right here. In one sense, the opening sentence (cheeky though it is in saying this) would be sufficient to answer the question posed for today’s #reflectiveteacher topic. 343 more words
Favourite part of the school day? (Reflective Teaching Questions: A 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers - Day 11)
Oddly, my favourite part of the school day is the early morning. For years, I had an early morning class for History Extension. This would be at 7.30am. 137 more words
Where will my teaching be in five years? (Reflective Teaching Questions: A 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers - Day 12)
The year is 2020.
I am sitting in the staff room sipping a coffee. A colleague of mine sits down next to me. We get chatting about the week that is to come and the various deadlines that have come out of nowhere; in reality, of course, we had known they were coming for some time. 805 more words
What do you love most about teaching? (Reflective Teaching Questions: A 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers - Day 4)
In short, what I love most about teaching is that it is a two-way street.
Simple as that.
I learn from the students and the students learn from me. 162 more words
I have been neglecting this blog over the past 6 months or so. I had been in the habit of writing every week but since diving headlong into rewrites and revisions for my PhD, I have had little time. 116 more words
As a new history teacher, I wanted to learn more about other strategies that were being used in history education around the nation. I decided to explore the Teaching Channel (Tch) for ideas of what kinds of activities should be expected in a high school history class. 539 more words