Apply for The Teacher for Learning Badge

If you have completed the following activities, you are ready to apply for your Ontario Extend Teacher for Learning Badge. This submission requires evidence of your work so you should assemble a summary if all activity into a blog post, a document sharable at a URL, or some other document you can upload as a file (10Mb maximum).

As a reminder, these are the requirements to earn your badge.

  • Identified a concept that is often misunderstood in my discipline and created an analogy to help make sense of it (Prior knowledge)
  • Created a concept map of a syllabus for a course I teach (Organization)
  • Practiced my note taking skills (Organization)
  • Brainstormed a list of “What’s in it for me?” from a student perspective (Motivation)
  • Identified a concept in my discipline that is like driving a car and specified the component skills that are required to master this concept of skill (Mastery)
  • Created an introductory activity, connected to my discipline, to get to know my learners (Climate)
  • Found a nugget and made it as meaningful as possible (Metacognition)
  • Articulated a metaphor to describe my teaching philosophy (Culminating Activity)

You can now apply for your Teacher for Learning badge!


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