#UTEdchat is hosted by Krystle Bassett (@KrystleBassett). Krystle is an Innovation Specialist in Juab School District. She is currently teaching an Introduction to Teaching course at Juab High School and all of tonight’s questions were written with her high school students in that class. Krystle will be leading tonight’s #UTedChat with an awesome topic of Advice for New Teachers. Prepare for some great discussion and a lot of fun tonight.
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Q1: I hear a lot about teachers leaving the profession. Why did you choose to be an educator? Why do you stay? via @AKeithAllred1
Q2: Everyone says that relationships matter most. What is one thing you do to connect with your students? Why does it work? via @Makayla46612690
Q3: A lot of teachers seem tired all the time. How do you get ‘it’ (grading, planning, etc) all done? via @erdmann_jamie
Q4: Would you tell your own child to become a teacher? Why/Why not? #UTedChat
Q5: I want my students to listen and learn, but I’ve heard they won’t learn from teachers they don’t like. How do you gain respect as a teacher? via @meganr0013
Q6: What makes a ‘good day’ at school for you and your students? What do you do to get more of them? via @gracie26880510
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I will be doing a face-to-face workshop at Utah State University this Thursday. I know most of you can’t attend the face-to-face workshop, so I’ve also put it online. It takes about an hour to go through.
Sincerely, Nathan Smith
Workshop URL: https://teacherlinkusu.weebly.com/scanning_workshop.html
Audience: STEM Educators of Grades 5-8
Application Deadline: April 1, 2018
Institute Dates: July 9-20, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is accepting applications for its inaugural Teacher Innovator Institute. Participants will spend two weeks in Washington, D.C., working with education and STEM experts to explore the connections between informal STEM education and authentic learning. Each attendee will develop an individual project to take back to their school. There is no cost for teachers to participate — travel, food, lodging and supplies are all provided.