I think Madeline Hunter said that a teacher makes 300 decisions a day. Anyone who has taught 25 students every 40 minutes can certainly think of 300 decisions in a period let alone a day.
The deciding during a simulation may actually compound that number. I have used the conducting the orchestra metaphor before I know but it certainly applies here as well as we consider the teacher – facilitator role amidst the multi dimensions of experiential activity. (more…)