This talk was originally shared on Ted.com and was created by Christopher Emdin.
What happens when there is lack of inspiration in a classroom? Teach Teachers How to Create Magic shares insight for how to engage students through the use of what many think is magic- the ability to create collaborative, courageous environments where students are leaning in to the conversation and listening with intent for what's to come. Classrooms where students are learning and teachers feel good about the difference they are making. Does this sound like your classroom?
Who do you know who has a classroom like this? Look for those who inspire you.
"What do rap shows, barbershop banter, and Sunday services have in common? They all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it’s a skill we often don't teach to educators."
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