Monday, January 5, 2015

Educators: Step out of the Comfort Zone

Being an educator today doesn't mean you have to know everything about technology, but having an open mind and willingness to try new things does.  Change can not happen until educators understand that asking questions, stepping out of your comfort zone, becoming a co-learner, allow students to teach others, and embracing change is a step into the 21st century of teaching.  You have to step out of the box and know that sometimes things will fail and not be perfect.  Teachers need to be comfortable asking questions and working with their colleagues.  

Many teachers go into a classroom, close the door and never interact with the person across the hall.   

Take this opportunity to look at the poster below and begin to model these characteristics.  Pick one or two and slowly work your way into the other areas.