TT013 Seven things Star Wars taught us about teaching (Use the Force)

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With the upcoming release of the newest Star Wars movie, Michelle and Colin go over seven things that Star Wars has taught them about teaching (after all, Yoda was a master teacher!) This episode contains no spoilers for The Force Awakens.

Show Notes:

  • Warning: Spoilers from the original trilogy follow (no spoilers for The Force Awakens) [1:11]
  • Segment: Tactic Time [1:27]
  • All students have the potential to be successful [1:48]
  • The classic 1964 teaching study about the Expectancy Effect [2:39]
  • Be open to multiple perspectives [3:45]
  • Four ways to multiply numbers: Vedic math, using lines, using your hands, mental math [4:51]
  • Mindfulness is important [5:46]
  • Involve multiple senses [7:00]
  • Mentorship is valuable [8:57]
  • Keep your anger in check [10:10]
  • Parental support is key [11:06]
  • Segment: Your Homework [12:39]
  • Segment: Potent Quotables [13:41]
  • Send us your teaching questions! (Write us at [14:28]