How the world sees us …

I often listen to people talking. About themselves; about their teaching practice and I wonder. I wonder if they are talking about the same person that I see.

Something today made me think of this image :

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http://www.lolwithme.org/?p=1794

I wonder if the way I perceive myself is the way my students, team, colleagues, family and friends perceive me.

Am I the educator I think I am? The one I want to be? Or am I something quite different?
How do others’ perceptions of us differ from our own?
Do we take cognizance of the differencing perceptions?
Do they matter ?
Do the children we teach perceive themselves in the way their peers and teachers do?
Should they ?

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About Jina Belnick

I am a full time learner - tumbling head first into education and joining my learners on the amazing adventures that we encounter daily at our PYP school in Melbourne, Australia.I am currently working in learning support, feeling the waters and seeing how teachers and learners are best supported, I am a listener and a leader, an inquirer and a follower. I'm loving the ride!
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