The Professonal Educator as a Transformation Agent
Submitted by Dr. Nathan Polley FCES
This following article is adapted from a recent presentation prepared for a staff body about effective teaching and learning.
Let me open today by asking a provocative question: ‘How can we, as professional educators, create transformation in our classrooms?’
Although I planned to present on constructive alignment, I found it surprisingly difficult to separate teaching alignment from transformational learning as constructive alignment must start with an intent for transformation to be meaningful. The two concepts – although they may seem different, represent two sides of the one coin. In covering both topics, I intend to help you become a transformation agent over the next 20 minutes as we:
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