She is an amazing teacher who is ready to quit the job she has loved for 20 years. She was honored just a few years ago as one of the best teachers in her area. But why do good teachers quit?
The reintegration of elements of normalcy are likely to be a slow and tedious process. School leaders will be forced to innovate in ways they hadn’t needed to consider before and likely with significant budgetary constraints.
Focusing on thinking and inquiry skills that will help our learners be better problem solvers seems like a no-brainer but the easier route will be content delivery. Five years from now we’ll likely have adjusted to some new normal and looking at preparation now and it’s valuable to think of this as an exercise of flexibility and agility.
How do you know if your professional development is working for you?