Be part of your own learning movie. Life is about performing your best movie.
It’s my challenge and duty to make the “movie” worth viewing.
And it’s their job to be engaged with the movie.
The first day of class brought a familiar lament. “Professor, I need you to understand that I work and depend on the bus. So I will need to leave class early on most days. But I’ll only miss about 15 minutes.”
What the student asked for, in reality, was to miss 20% of the class–for the entire semester.
These are great teaching moments. “So, tell me how long you would last on a job if you told the boss that she needed to understand that you would be missing 20% of the workweek. And you still expected a full paycheck.”
This week I pulled out an old story that I haven’t used in years. I got the idea from a conference session I attended years ago. (I do not…
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