You ever have trouble with your curriculum? Ever taught a semester and looked back and know it just didn’t work? That is how my 4th Grade Health went this year. I struggle with 4th Grade Health for some reason. My lessons are flat and just not as engaging as they should be. How do I know this? I asked. Here is just one section of the responses:
I then asked the class to brainstorm how we can make the class better. Here is what we came up with:
I run professional development on how to be engaging in the classroom and here I was ignoring what I have told countless other teachers to do!
My lessons are clearly stale. This coupled with the lack of movement is a killer. I am going to reach out to my health Voxer group and find out how they teach vitamins and minerals. The content has to be delivered in a better fashion!
It was disheartening to read their responses but on some level I knew that I need to step up my health game in 4th grade. I am glad I asked my students this question or I would have ignored a major weakness in my teaching. I now need to go back and use this information to improve my craft.
How do you get feedback on your teaching?
Wow!! That was so sad and eye opening to read! Maybe just bring it back to basics
Sent from my iPhone Have a great day! Rebecca Schweitzer