As the learning leader in a course it is important that educators work to earn the respect of their students. Through the earning of students’ respect and modeling professional behavior educators will influence the professional development of their students. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing education landscape. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.
Ask a question from your peers to help you in your professional work. Seek different points of view on a topic that interests you. Start a thought-provoking conversation about a hot, current topic. Encourage your peers to join you in the discussion, and feel free to facilitate the discussion. As a community of educators, all members of the Career Ed Lounge are empowered to act as a discussion facilitator to help us all learn from each other.
This was great and so much knowledge for me to using for teaching!
its important to value everyones opinion and not fall in line with the majority
A top takeaway from this course so far has been the idea to make the meeting a workspace. This could mean allowing time for particiapnts to read the egenda - or filling out forms during the merting with less work added to a growing to-do list.
I agree that have a specific detailed agenda sent out at least 48 hours to a week in advance with a clearly stated objective to brainstorm, discuss or decide make for the most productive and effective meeting. I have also found that providing data ahead of time helps to insure everyone comes to the meeting level set on what the problem clearly is or what the data shows. It is always best to decide base on actual data vs feelings,
I believe that leading with influence is important, let your team know what is expected and get their support for a successful outcome.
meeting is the place where the group revises, updates, and adds to what it knows as a group. Every group creates its own pool of shared knowledge, experience, judgment and the goal of the objectives must be clear and defined.
Use good skills when giving feedback
Leaders share common qualities and skills that help empower other people.
Leaders are able to get people to act in accordance to a shared vision.
Apply the styles that align with the situation.
I would agree with the training's sentiment that dissenting views oftentimes foster convergent thinking, resulting in a focused approach to strategic problem solving and implementation.
This is a general discussion forum for the following learning topic:
Post what you've learned about this topic and how you intend to apply it. Feel free to post questions and comments too.
Innovation and Creativity in Work Processes
Career Ed Lounge is embedded in over eighty professional development portals serving the career and technical education community. Performance Groups in the Lounge are integrated with related learning opportunities offered on these portals. With a few exceptions, Performance Groups are also publicly available to any member of the Lounge to maximize peer-to-peer learning and performance outcomes.