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Professor Christopher P. Brown brings a calm, level-headed, realistic approach to what teaching and learning should look like for our youngest learners. The standards we set, the expectations we create, need to align to what students need to develop as young people, not the content policymakers feel are important. Chris shares key strategies for taking advantage of learning moments, explaining why, and being explicit with his instructional decisions.

In This Episode We Cover
  • The power of explaining why we are learning what we are learning.

  • How to be overly explicit with students and the benefits it offers.

  • Using centers, play, and exploration to learn concepts.

  • Fueling student questions and exploring those concepts to generate more questions.

  • Encouraging students to view themselves as learners.

  • Balancing curricular expectations with the lessons that truly matter.

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