Jon Hinthorne

Step #3 To Be An Unconventional Teacher

Step #3 To Be An Unconventional Teacher:  Seek feedback from peers and students often Feedback is a gift. That’s what people always say, right? Well, the statement really should be: feedback is a gift that should treated with respect and kindness.  Giving and receiving feedback is something that most humans struggle with at all stages…

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Step #2 To Be An Unconventional Teacher

Step #2: Align your beliefs, values and dreams with your teaching philosophy Let’s face it: teaching for most of us is our life. I rarely meet teachers who do not think about, plan for, and reflect on their profession almost every waking moment of the day. This is a double edge sword. On one hand,…

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Step #1 To Be An Unconventional Teacher

Step #1: Embrace and live your teacher dreams Share on Instagram Share on Facebook Step #1: Embrace and Live Your Teacher Dreams By Jon Hinthorne  (An Unconventional Teacher) December 6, 2020   Being unconventional in our current education system is an easy task. Our system is still full of outdated practices, over testing of students,…

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Episode 2: An Interview with Micah Wolfe

Teaching is very important. We don’t always get the credit that we deserve from society and from politicians. Just look to the students…your students are what matter…and they will buoy you! – Micah Wolfe

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Episode 1: An introduction to an unconventional teacher

Since then I’ve stopped to see all my students to hear them to ask them how they’re doing and actually start to hear the answer. I asked them all the time for feedback in my classroom because my students are the reason that I’m there.

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A humble beginning

This marks the beginning of something I have wanted to do for a long time: pay it forward. From my first moments as a student to now as a young educator in my 14th year, my teachers and colleagues have inspired me and challenged me with every idea and strategy I use in my classroom….

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