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LEA YouTube presentations... Teachers to Teachers series
Early Experiences with Teaching Remotely
Teachers Cody Collier, Kiara Denholm, Erin Rogers, Drew Gerdes, hosted by Kim Marxhausen, discuss ministry in the new world of remote learning. Topics include challenges as well as surprise benefits that just might change assumptions about teaching going forward. (April 2020)
Reimagining Assessment in the Year of COVID-19
This series of three 15-minute discussions facilitated
by Dr. Kim Marxhausen, feature elementary teachers Erin Rogers, Kiara Denholm,
Cody Collier, and EC administrator Dr. Drew Gerdes sharing ideas about how
assessment looks different under new circumstances.
Looking Back on Distance Learning 2020
If there was ever a school year that could benefit from a healthy
debriefing, it’s this one. The year began in the classroom and finished in the
home with much scrambling, innovation, and problem-solving in-between. Join Dr.
Kim Marxhausen and four Lutheran administrators/teachers: Suzanne Braun, Julian
Petzold, Krista Barnhouse, and Aimee Dierks as we seek, in three quick
conversations, to examine and learn from a remarkable year full of twists and
Growth that Comes from Challenge
year is an excellent example of how we wouldn’t want to go there if we could
see the future. Yet, when we look back on how we handled things, we have an
opportunity to see how God has helped us to grow. This group of educators found
that meeting the emotional needs of their students and families became
essential. This discussion points to a shift from helping students to fit a
system toward adjusting the way of doing things to equip individual families.
Finding the Inner Problem-Solver
people develop problem-solving skills outside of real-life problems. This year,
with its abrupt pivot to new ways of teaching and learning, provided much
opportunity to develop this skill. Our educators noticed new ways of staff
collaboration, hidden gifts among teachers, and an abundance of actions offering
support in a chaotic, emotional time. Click and listen to examples of Lutheran
educators at their best.
Creating New Partnerships with Parents
When things go well,
it is easy for parents and teachers to do their separate jobs and leave each
other to their own work. The last few months reinvigorated the commitment of
Lutheran educators to work in partnership with parents. Listen in as these
educators discuss how they learned to equip families to teach everything from
faith to reading to sex education. Perhaps this experience will rekindle a new
kind of partnership between schools and families.
Pending development for the new school year.