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How can we keep a learner-mindset during a season of busyness?

Dec 16, 2022 9:54:37 AM
How can we keep a learner-mindset during a season of busyness?

Hi Literacy Lovers,

In this season of busyness, it seems we have little time to do more than the basics for work and life. Reading another educational book or running a PLC might seem overwhelming. However, as educators, we realize that modeling habits of learning are important and keep us situated in a learner-mindset. Let’s dig into that idea together today! We’re so glad you’re here to learn with us.

Listen to This

In our most recent podcast episode, we talk with Jenn David-Lang. Jenn’s novel ideas have changed the way educators access information and learn together. In 2007, Jenn founded THE MAIN IDEA because she witnessed educators who were so busy with day to day responsibilities that they had no time for their own professional development. Through THE MAIN IDEA, educators have access to a library of the most current and powerful ideas in education - for example, brief book summaries! Admittedly, we are totally obsessed with this. 

Read This

Jenn’s strategic, structured, and supportive virtual Professional Learning Communities help educators grapple and tackle many difficult topics. Check out her Mastermind PLC paper where she outlines critical structures for PLC learning. She begins and ends each session with reflection, because as John Dewey once said, “We don’t learn by doing, we learn by reflecting on doing.”

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Follow Jenn on Twitter @The_MainIdea and check out her book with The Marshall Memo’s Kim Marshall: The Best of the Marshall Memo. Jenn is also a special guest and co-host on the podcast The School Leadership Show! Check it out and subscribe on your favorite podcast platform.

Over 100 Episodes

Melissa & Lori have over 100 podcast episodes available now on your favorite streaming service. Listen now as they discuss new ways to think about teaching reading and writing with educators and experts in the field.