Teachers open doors to students and one another

teacher“From my second year of teaching, my classroom has been a public place–to current and new teachers, to district official, politicians, and parents,” says Augsburg alumna Jacki Brickman, ’97.

She adds: “Teachers are at their best in their classrooms facilitating learning, and when teachers open their doors to one another and make their classrooms a public place, we are able lead and teach at the same time. Both the teacher observing and the teacher being observed can grow in their practices if they engage in reflective conversation after this shared experience.”

Teachers in Jacki Brickman’s school meet regularly in study groups to share their practices and strategies in order to help each other grow.” Continue reading “Teachers open doors to students and one another”