Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
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Paul’s philosophy of education is that, “Education is a community affair”. Social construction principles bring this philosophy to life in his classrooms and educational activities In his various educational communities, Paul creates conditions that allow us to make our thinking visible to each other and our stakeholders in order to co-create new ideas and opportunities.Currently, Paul is lead faculty for faculty development at the Academy for Teaching and Learning at Ross University Medical School. A key practice of his work is to help faculty create narratives of learning that allow us to make our thinking visible to our educational communities.Paul is also an adjunct faculty for Queens University in the Faculty of Education where he teaches Collaborative Inquiry and the Connected Curriculum in an online Professional Master of Education Program.
Paul also serves on the Taos Institute Associates Council where he has facilitated meetings, hosted “What in the World Wednesday” sessions, and has virtual chats with new associates from around the world.Paul has a passion for exploring how best to share our thoughts with each other to support our educational endeavors. His favorite activity is to be in the classroom watching teachers teach and observing the varied interactions between the classroom participants. He has discovered that teachers like to talk so much because they feel they need to explain everything three different ways to reach all their differentiated students.