Melissa Giddins

Exploring technology and literacy in education.

Remembering the beginning

There is no doubt that no matter how well you think you have taught something, people will be at different points in their learning and understanding. This is true for both students and teachers. A group of teachers can sit through the same professional development and walk out with different information and ideas. The video below was shown to our executive group when we were talking about leadership, to remind us that our staff are sometimes several steps behind where we think they are, and patience is not only a virtue, but required. I showed this to my faculty in our faculty meeting today and while it served its purpose as a little light relief, the point was to remind my staff that not only can we feel like this (and do this) but so too do our students. Not every student in the classroom is digitally competent, and we the teacher become the helpdesk.


May 18, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. how do I leave a comment again?

    Comment by alisa.williams | May 18, 2010 | Reply

    • Lol! Funny 🙂

      Comment by mgiddins | May 18, 2010 | Reply

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