The Teacher Talk Advantage Facilitator Training
July 31 - Aug. 2, 2017
Ann Arbor, MI
Illegal Word Bursts
By Chick Moorman
Third grade teacher Mary Fullenwider had a problem. Not a life or death problem. Not a critical problem. Not even a new problem. Just a nagging, reoccurring, frustrating problem. Her problem was that she had a handful of eight-year-old students who repeatedly interrupted class discussions by blurting out spontaneous comments.
Her students weren't attention-seeking youngsters whose comments were rude, humorous, or disrespectful. In fact, their intentions were positive: to share a thought or ask a question about the topic under discussion. It was just that these students spoke up without being called on, disrupting the flow of conversation and frustrating other students who were waiting patiently with their hands up.
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Q&A - Audio Clips
Silly: What are your thoughts on the word silly?
Teacher Talk Quick Tips
Teacher Talk Tip #520:
Are you teaching your students that power is loud, full of force and often intimidating? Or are you sending the message that power is quiet, soft, and connecting? Pay attention to your intention.
Teacher Talk Tip #519:
Your students have become part of your life, in part, so you can learn from them. Your role is not always to guide but, at times, to be led.
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Encourage students to become proficient at self-examination and self-evaluation.
Teach a curriculum built not around subjects, but rather around core concepts such as honesty, diversity, responsibility, inner-knowing, solution-seeking, and personal power.
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