Center for Teaching and Learning

Sound (Teaching) Bites: When the Classroom Gets Odd: Suggestions for Difficult Teaching Moments

Wednesday, February 29 2012 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

In this session, Sherwood Smith will share 4 key points for transforming a difficult classroom moment to teachable moment. Session will present potential frameworks for engaging, mediating and deflecting these "odd" classroom events. Participants are welcome to bring examples for a facilitated group discussion after a short presentation.
Facilitated by Sherwood Smith, the Center for Cultural Pluralism

Each Sound (Teaching) Bite will start at noon and open with a 15 minute presentation highlighting best practices or research findings. Participants are welcome to stay for a brownbag lunch and follow-up conversation.

Event details:

  • Contact: Sherwood Smith, Sherwood.Smith@uvm.edu, 802/656-8739; 802/922-5376
  • Facilitated By: Sherwood Smith, Cultural Pluralism; Leadership and Development Sci
  • Location: CTL Commons, 303 Bailey/Howe Library
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