Has it been one of those days and it’s only 8:15am? (Well, let’s face it. Has it been one of those years, too?) If you haven’t yet, there’s a good chance that at some point you’ll have to teach – even when you’re exhausted. But how do you teach effectively and authentically when you’re exhausted (or angry, or numb, or hormonal or or or…?) This is a short helpful blog to get you up and going, authentically, when you’re not feeling the love. But don’t worry, you don’t have to go find it. You get to start where you are!
Want to wage war with your Kinesthetic Learner? Probably not. However, one sign in an early childhood family class that you have a mover, or Kinesthetic Learner, is the child who quite literally behaves as if being in your lap is a prison cell and does all that he can to break free. If you are physically holding this child down, you may soon find your toddler waging a full war against the oppressor. You!
Who is the visual leaner? Well, she probably isn’t leading the hokey pokey. Visual learners are just what they sound like. Learners who watch first.
When Jesus healed the deaf and mute man he put his thumbs into the deaf man’s ears and said the word: Ephphatha. In English? “Be Opened.” He commanded him to open up his ears and hear. God wants us to have ears to hear. But we have to show up and be willing to listen.
Are you finding yourself frustrated that you see signs of your child not paying attention to the teacher, to you, or the class activity? Relax, Mama! This article might shed a brighter light into what may not be a problem at all.
We are living in a crazy time when the tools and techniques you may have learned long ago when you began your teaching journey is being tested more than ever.…