Patrick Church

About me



Team Management | Origin: ML113 | New comment by Patrick Church

You have to create your own persona as a leader and then adapt to each situation as it arises. The persona you have has to remain consitent and really reflex the attributes you need to be successful...

Your Leadership Toolkit | Origin: LS105 | New comment by Patrick Church

Ilearned that I should listen more closely to what others have to say. The flexiibility that allows others to help achieve the leadership goals as well as their own goals and growth within a team is...

How Do You Lead? |Origin: LS102 | New comment by Patrick Church

Leadership qualities change as the demands of the job changes. Being empathetic and adaptable is important but having a firm resolve to do what needs to be done and get your team to buy into the...

Teaching Professional Skill | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Patrick Church

I find that students respond well to creating problem solving formulas that are applied in building (construction) calculations when they become the identifers of the specific problem, come up with...

Importance of Adaptive Learning | Origin: ED123 | New comment by Patrick Church

The Covid 19 pandemic has really helped bring adaptive learning to  the fore.Instructors are integrating technology in ways never before done . It remains to be seen whether this type of remote...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Patrick Church

The first day is very very important. I try to remember up to 18 names in the first half hour so that I am more comfortable with them and the students see the effort I am applying to remembering...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Patrick Church

Being well prepared and following the lesson plans will keep you on time and allow you to anticipate the materials and equipment needed to accomplish the objectives well ahead of the actual day the...

The Value of Critical Thinking | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Patrick Church

Critical thinking needs to be introduced to young students because it becomes much more difficult to instill and instruct it in adults with little problem solving experience. Start the process in...

Organizing Student Learning Groups | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Patrick Church

I have always useed group learning for hands on activities. Large scale construction projects need a crew to do the job and my focus is to make sure that everyone in my class becomes a foreperson, at...

Troubleshooting Instructional Strategies | Origin: ED105 | New comment by Patrick Church

Being adaptable, within reason, is easy. But many students have been taught that they never need to up their own expectations of themselves. Being adaptable in the class and shop is neccessary for...