Teachers must learn how to teach in modern times.
Posts Tagged: teaching
Those of us who work in government may not feel directly impacted by the world of civics teachers and government text books, but I’d argue they play an important, under appreciated role in our successes and challenges, big and small.
Do you really want to learn something quickly? Try teaching it to someone else. Consulting work often puts you in the position of augmenting the expertise you may have in a one particular area with deep knowledge of a subject matter you may be relatively new to working in. Our team is often in the... Read more »
In our jobs as federal employees, knowing how to do our jobs and do them well is essential to our success. Our success is predicated on the training we receive and the attitude we take regarding that training and how we build upon it thereafter. But, how do you know if you are successful at... Read more »
In my last post, I spoke about how the US Postal Service is leveraging its existing expertise in the delivery business to begin a two-year grocery delivery test in San Francisco, CA, and how you can emulate them leveraging your existing skills by teaching what you already know. There are a number of ways you... Read more »
Growing up in the Army, we would often use "coach, teach, mentor" in the same breath, yet make little distinction between the three. There are distinctions between those and in this blog I'll add 'counseling' for comparison as well. The purpose here is to offer guidance on the most appropriate technique for talent development. We'll... Read more »
So you may have heard about that new Hunger Games movie or know a little something a boy named Harry, but honestly, why should you be reading young adult literature (YA Lit)? Isn’t it just for kids? Actually, no, YA Lit is awesome because it can teach some great lessons that you will actually enjoy... Read more »
Last week, we launched a page in our newly designed site so our customers can keep up with us on the road. Find out where we are, what we're teaching, and how to get FREE stuff from our experts. Don't be left out, hop online and find a location near you! http://www.gpo.gov/customers/roadshows/
Andrew Krzmarzick is a Senior Project Manager at the Graduate School, USDA. I met him on govloop and I asked him to be our featured member because I see him leading the effort to make government better using social media tools. Quietly, (if that is possible with twitter and blogging,) I see Andrew one class... Read more »
Last summer, the good folks at webcontent.gov invited me to write up some info about microblogging. Since I'd recently started using Twitter, I was able to write some, and a few other folks we knew added info about other services. I then made some changes in December. However, since I don't look at the page... Read more »