Let it Go!

Confessions of a Control Freak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb16D43FCWQ
Distinguished teachers have the ability to lead and inspire students to take ownership of their learning. You can achieve a balance between teacher control and student leadership and responsibility in your classroom by letting go of a few things and empowering the kids. You will walk away from this training with some student-centered lesson ideas that will make you look like a rock star on the TTESS, and make you more effective in the classroom.

You might be a control freak if...

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What are some things that you feel the need to control?

Post your confessions on the Padlet

Establish procedures - explain why - involve students

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Release responsibility to them over time.

Student jobs

Be ready to give them feedback immediately

Students can develop a growth mindset when they know that their actions produce results!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6vVXmwYvgs

Let's Jig Saw

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T-TESS - Distinguished teachers know how to let it go...

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What role did the teacher play?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUfTBl1ZZ48

Teacher as facilitator!

Lit Circles

Discuss ways you can let students take the lead...

Choice

Cooperative Learning - roles

Goals

What are some ways you can "Let it go?"

Your students need to feel ownership & responsibility.

Let them contribute!

Have high expectations & let them know you have confidence that they WILL DO IT!