🍎 PD – Why “Challenging” May Not Be The Right Goal

πŸ”“ This is an unlocked sample! Byrdseed.TV is open for new memberships through August 9th, 2024. Join today!
 

Objective

"Challenging" tasks are often merely hard. What if we aimed for "Interesting" instead?

Follow up question: so, how do you make something interesting?

The best way is to think back to when you were first learning the topic (beware the curse of knowledge here!) and ask yourself: what was surprising about this? Humans are instinctually drawn to surprising things that don't seem to fit our patterns. "Surprising" goes hand-in-hand with "interesting."

This article about curiosity may be worth reading as well.

The registration window closes on August 9th, 2024

Send me some samples!

Or are you already ready to sign up?

Teachers love Byrdseed.TV!

"I just subscribed to Byrdseed.TV and am loving it -- though it is kind of scary addictive in a binge-watching kind of way (that, by the way, is a compliment)."  ~  Elizabeth from Florida

"I absolutely LOVE all of the ideas on your site. I am using Byrdseed TV to differentiate activities for my clustered students to work on when the rest of the class is doing something they’ve already mastered."  ~  Wendy in Washington

"I love Byrdseed.TV. It is a lifesaver"  ~  Lori in Washington