Sun, 29 September 2019
I am super excited whenever I get to talk with Will Parker, and today is no different.
Today we are tackling three questions that principal listeners have shared with us from our podcasts, covering these topics:
Listen-in for the complete conversation.
Questions for Jethro and Will:
1. My teachers give me the cold shoulder when I try to introduce them to new ways of teaching. What should I do?
2. How do you make sure that students who struggle don't feel embarrassed or ashamed that they aren't working with their peers? When competency-based, what happens?...
We discuss this question with suggestions about:
3. How can Social Emotional Learning success be measured?
We respond with the following:
Discover the importantce of self-reflection. It’s okay to embrace different standards for everyone.
Resilient students don’t really need more resiliency training. They need something else.
A student with trauma needs different things than a student without.
Creat an environment where you want your own chidren
You can measure the indicators like discipline, attendance and graduation/completion rates
We share examples of SEL through FOMO -- karaoke cafeteria -- from Principal Kim Coody’s High School in Okahoma and Amy Fast’s emotional learning practices in Oregon
Recource recommended: Barb Sorrels - http://transformativeprincipal.org/episode269
Now It’s Your Turn
What is one new method or strategy you could model for your teachers or team? How can you instll in others the freedom to believe it’s okay to try and fail and in learning? And how can you celebrate the wins along the way?
Direct download: A_Special_QA_with_Will_Parker_Transformative_Principal_1054.mp3
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