Thinking About Our Community as a Fractal?
The first time I really understood fractals, it was explained by a poet a number of years ago at a Creative Communities conference. Who would have thought a poet would be the one talking about fractals? And okay I admit it, when I first heard the word fractal I had a flashback math attack because it was such a left-brain kind of concept.
Covid-19 typically has resulted in many working flat out to respond to new challenges. Some are managing, some not so much. Separate conversations with two teachers provided me with a better understanding of why that might be.
The tale of two teachers began with a conversation with one woman who was totally overwhelmed. In addition to being responsible for homeschooling her own two young children, she was now teaching her own grade 7 students online – totally new turf for her.
Typically a confident teacher, she was definitely not comfortable with her lack of expertise…
Posted on 06-02-20