SMA's Alyssa Tormala: Foster a culture of successful innovation by empathizing with fellow educators
Our own Alyssa Tormala, SMA's Instructional Technology coach and Information Science department chair, has a new essay featured on the online education innovation publication, Edutopia, From Ms. Tormala's introduction:
We've all heard the calls for innovation ringing through the education field. This age of exponential change leaves us no choice -- we must change or our students will fall behind. But for many educators, shifting away from the status quo can be incredibly uncomfortable. So how do we encourage every educator to seek out that discomfort rather than avoid it?