This older video from Seth Godin about “curiosity” is a fantastic video to show teachersac about inspiring curiosity. This is the habitude my school is going to start with and focus on for the next six weeks. I’m showing this video on Wednesday. We show this starting with “why does this matter.”
We’ve been doing an incredible professional development with Angela Maiers. You start with what you want to “be” before you talk about what you want to “do.” This model is powerful and transformative, but honestly it took me the first 3-4 hours of the 10 hour training before the light bulb went on and I went ‘oh” – Oh, my goodness, I”ve been doing some of this, but we need a common language. We start with what we want to be “scientists” “a learer” “risk takers” “bold” “Models and mentors” – -she challenged us to “be the learner, leader, citizen you wish your children to be.”
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