Now that English teachers and students meet again at school, there is a constant complaint. "Students do not even know what they are doing. It is like going back to the starting point." Students have been away from school for two years. We have to keep in mind that our job is not just to teach them content but to establish a connection that might help them be better people. That is the lesson we learn in the video I am sharing today. It is the moment to ask our students what is it that they want me to know?
The presenter develops her talk around some powerful concepts such as the importance of listening to our students, giving them a voice, being empathetic and compassioned.
I love her way to present three principles that we have to consider: