Watching yourself teach can be an excruciating process, but video is one of the best tools we have for teacher development. Here’s how to make it work.

When I first watched a recorded lesson of myself back it was, shall we say, an illuminating experience. I couldn’t quite get over the expressions I inexplicably pulled and the strange things I said. Why am I speaking so fast? Why am I pacing around? Why do I keep touching my face? Surely these things distract the class more than help them…? It was more than a little gruelling… but I don’t think we should expect otherwise. …

Elisabeth Bowling: A Wild Surmise

Considering education, schools and books. Elisabeth Bowling, Assistant Principal and Head of English. I tweet at @elucymay.

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