A high school teacher, trainer, and instructional coach, Chase Mielke was a 2014 Michigan Teacher of the Year nominee, and is currently a Quantum Learning for Teachers facilitator (qln.com) and creator of an award-winning Positive Psychology program for at-risk 10th graders. The guy is obsessed with education check out his blog and website at affectiveliving.wordpress.com.
The Precessional Effects of Your Main Event
Let's discuss the effects our academic objectives have on social emotional objectives. Buckminster Fuller discusses the idea that each event causes a precessional effect on other outcomes. When considering our technology implementation, we have to be mindful and purposeful with what precessional effects we are affecting. Is the main event of student blogging to get them exposed to audience? Or, is it to help them explore their voice. Each academic decision affects different social-emotional outcomes. And, how do we coach students to overcome the precessional barriers that get in the way of cognitive gains?