Unformatted text preview: tasks make classrooms complex places. • Classroom events are simultaneous. Many things happen at once. • Classroom events are immediate. Things occur rapidly. • Classrooms are unpredictable. Events often take unexpected turns. • Classrooms are public. Teachers must do their jobs in “fishbowls.” • 1. What are some examples of typical, quick decisions teachers make on a daily basis? 2. What were the five most difficult school-related decisions you made this week? 3. What made them difficult? 4. What was the affect of those decisions on the classroom environment? 5. Were the decisions effective? 6. Do you feel that your job is in a “fishbowl” environment? 7. Even though things typical happen quickly in a classroom, if you have slow time does it a help or a hindrance for you?...
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- Spring '11
- Interactive whiteboard, difficult school-related decisions, Teaching Professional