Writer, father, educator
The objective should be to facilitate a discussion that results in a more comprehensive understanding of both sides of controversial topics.
What about holding the student accountable? Let’s research-based strategies that give students the best chance for success.
Being at a conference like SXSWEdu can be overwhelming–a race to attend, listen to and engage with as many education-minded humans as possible.
I’d be a little disappointed if the most enduring impression of a student’s time in my classroom was a mental image of me.