Intentional Teaching Day 10
What is an intentional teacher?
Let’s look back to yesterday’s lesson on intentional play, an intentional teacher is able to draw learning out of those observations and provide children with a learning experience based on prior knowledge of children.
So an intentional teachers is...
Now let’s look at what is a teachable moment?
Beth Lewis defines a teachable moment as an unplanned opportunity that arises in the classroom where a teacher has an ideal chance to offer insight to his or her students.
Think about that for a moment…
Is every question that children ask during a lesson a distraction or is there something more to it?
Are we squelching a child’s thirst for knowledge when we quickly brush it aside and say not know we are _________?
Ouch that hurts…am I doing this to children?
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I'm Tami Sanders creator of Learning and Teaching with Preschoolers, a blog to help teachers create magical moments for the young.