Let it Go!
Confessions of a Control Freak
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...
What are some things that you feel the need to control?
Post your confessions on the Padlet
Establish procedures - explain why - involve students
Release responsibility to them over time.
Be ready to give them feedback immediately
Students can develop a growth mindset when they know that their actions produce results!
Let's Jig Saw
T-TESS - Distinguished teachers know how to let it go...
What role did the teacher play?