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.