Brookfield #tli2012 Keynote: Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher

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    Stephen Brookfield does not disappoint. We had him come to Brock University in 2004.
    My favourite reflection he had was that teaching online has given him a true appreciation of silence. Asynchronous activity gives the ability to pause and reflect and not be reactionary in response as a student. As an instructor the pause gives you permission to accept silence. He has transferrred this to his face to face classrooms with the Chalk Talk activity, a sort of physical backchannel, where he encourages students to get up out of their seat and write ideas, questions, concepts on the board and/or connect these between them and/or show disconnections or antithetical (!=) relationships.

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    1. Bill_Owen 83 months ago | reply

      Brookfield is a great speaker. Thank you Giulia for capturing this conversation for the rest of us to view.

    2. boggy brookfield 83 months ago | reply

      Giulia, this is a great visuaization of the session that day. Thanks so much - I'd like to refer others to it if it's OK with you.

    3. giulia.forsythe 83 months ago | reply

      boggy brookfield for sure! please use any way you can.

    4. makabayan888 57 months ago | reply

      Hi Giulia, warm greetings from Manila.You have a very wonderful image on teacher reflection. I want to use your image in my video application for Google Teacher Academy in Manila this October 2014. I hope you won't mind. I'll share with you the final video when it's done. Thanks and have a great day!

    5. makabayan888 57 months ago | reply

      Hi again, Giulia Forsythe This is the trial video where i used your image. By tomorrow, I will be able to use Flickr images under the Creative Commons license.

    6. makabayan888 57 months ago | reply

      Hi, Giulia Forsythe hope you're doing good. Here is my video for the Google Teacher Academy in Manila this October 2014. Thanks for a great photo, I consider it the best photo I've seen about reflective teaching! Keep up the great work you're doing.

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