Entry 457 for Wednesday July 14, 2021
The core questions:
- What did you do today? FlipTech2021 sessions including my hosting (I believe) the only Spanish language session; shared a post on LinkedIn highlighting a post from my student Enrique, so proud of him.
- What did you enjoy? Enrique posted on LinkedIn thanking people with a photo of his graduation. I was not able to attend (broken leg) but appreciate so much his including my name in the list of thanked persons. I remember him well and our conversations over the years. We have an impact on students but they also have a big impact on us. Enrique was an active participant in a collaboration with students of Cam Macdonell, story in Spanish and story in English about that project.
- What did you find difficult? I was waiting for the session to start and was seriously worried about a small or non-existing audience. In the end, my good friend Katie stayed and three Spanish speakers joined as well.
- What has changed? In a way, this is a reflection post which I am fond of doing. Enrique is one of so many students that have crossed my path and changed me during my teaching career. In a way this post is about him but more so it is about me as an educator. The students and teacher do not exist without each other.
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