Brittany Hale is a planner. She has planned in advance for everything that she has wanted for her life and family—she planned her wedding, the birth of her child and where they should live as a family. The one thing she didn’t think to plan for was where her child would go to school.
Normalizing error is a technique that teachers can use to build trust and character in their classroom. It makes “error” normal during learning. The practice helps teachers learn how to respond appropriately to student responses while seizing teachable moments, and helps students know that all answers—right or wrong—are acceptable.
On January 27, 2015, the E3 Teacher Training Program began our B – 4 Learning and Practice sessions, which are small group learning and practice opportunities to strengthen teacher instructional practices by highlighting core teaching strategies and techniques to improve child learning outcomes.