Are there people you would like to invite into your living room for a fireside chat? My next choice to share with you is Sir Ken Robinson, not because of his distinguished English accent nor his wonderful sense of humor, but to share his innovative view of the roles for teachers and learners.
I attended a presentation by Sir Ken Robinson and his innovative ideas continue to validate my teaching and guide my thinking. I'd like to bring some of his timeless ideas into this community for you, the educators who plan and improve student learning, sometimes with the use of technology.
What strategies have you used to encourage personalized learning, creating those conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish and each can explore their interests, in your classroom? Do you tread softly so as not to tread on their dreams?