Teacher for Learning

Module Checklist

I have:

  • Reflected on all seven principles of How Learning Works
  • Identified a concept that is often misunderstood in my discipline and created an analogy to help make sense of it (Prior knowledge)
  • Created a concept map of a syllabus for a course I teach (Organization)
  • Practiced my note taking skills (Motivation)
  • Brainstormed a list of “What’s in it for me?” from a student perspective (Mastery)
  • Identified a concept in my discipline that is like driving a car and specified the component skills that are required to master this concept of skill (Feedback and practice)
  • Created an introductory activity, connected to my discipline, to get to know my learners (Climate)
  • Found a nugget and made it as meaningful as possible (Metacognition)
  • Articulated a metaphor to describe my teaching philosophy (Culminating Activity)