Chapter Two Pick Your Passion
You can’t fake passion.-Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank star)
When you exhibit passion as you teach, students respond to that passion. Regarding instruction, what are you passionate about? What topics, concepts, contents do you love to teach? Is there a time during your instructional day you inwardly sigh because you have to STOP teaching a certain subject, standard or unit?
Reflect on the eight passions found in Chapter Two, “The Start of Your Journey.” How many of those passions resonated with you? Are there any that do not interest you?
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Chapter Two Pick Your Passion You can’t fake passion.-Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank star) When you exhibit passion as you teach, students respond to that passion. Regarding instruction, what are you p
Pick Your Passion Assignment Student Name: Date: Use chapter two as a guide to complete this assignment. You must follow this template. Passion 1: Helping an Individual Child Passion 2: Desire to Improve or Enrich Curriculum Passion 3: Focus on Developing Content Knowledge Passion 4: Desire to Improve or Experiment With Teaching Strategies and Teaching Techniques Passion 5: Desire to Explore the Relationship Between Your Beliefs and Your Classroom Practice Passion 6: The Intersection of Your Personal and Professional Identities Passion 7: Advocating for Equity and Social Justice Passion 8: Focus on Understanding the Teaching and Learning Context List the eight passions in the order that intrigue you the most. First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth Justify your top two passions. Why did you choose those two? What interests you the most about them? How, by exploring the two, will they have potential impact on your instruction and student academic outcomes? (four paragraph minimum) Discuss the two least intriguing passions on your list. Why do you lack interest in those two passions? (two paragraph minimum)