He's giving an old school lecture. Standing and delivering. I'm enjoying it, but looking out on the crowd, there's some confused faces, some interested faces, and one or two asleep faces. The thing is, he can't tell the difference. I don't know if he thinks he's killing it or failing miserably, but the bigger issue is that he isn't decoding their faces and addressing their needs.
There's very little effort to see if they understand. There isn't much interaction outside the occasional question. Many of the kids aren't taking notes. Despite all of that, he himself is prepared, knowledgeable, and passionate about what he's talking about. I see myself in his teaching. I see, through him, that I talk to much some days. I see my students' desire for a more interactive lesson.
Sure, I'll share my thoughts with my guest, but I'll also be making a few changes to the way I've been doing things.
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