“Using Metaphor to Explore Teaching and Learning”
Dr. Deborah Tippins – March 20, 2012
3:00pm, 631 Aderhold
Metaphors are one “tool” in a reflective teaching “toolkit” that can be used to help prospective and practicing teachers make sense of experience. As both words and images, metaphors are a tool which can serve to guide the re-framing of personal constructions of teaching. In this session, I will share several ways that I use metaphors to encourage the development of critically reflective teachers.