Finding the time to write in a public space has been very difficult and I have been way out the loop and neglecting to read the many blogs I subscribe to. I am very fearful to look at my Google Reader to see all the many neglect blog post. January 3 of this year I [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Teaching'
April 28, 2012 · 1 Comment · About Me, autobiographical
November 13, 2011 · No Comments · video
From the Annual TED Conference!
November 13, 2011 · No Comments · Teaching, video
November 4, 2011 · 5 Comments · 21st Century, learning, reflecting, Teaching
There has to be a mind shift from the familiar traditional learning environment. In a traditional learning environment the classroom is teacher centered and the teacher is upstage and the teacher has all the control over learning. 21st century thinking the thinking is reversed. The classroom is learner centered and what happens in the [...]
November 15, 2010 · 1 Comment · learning, reflecting, Teaching, writing
I kicked off my day visiting a high school. I have never taught in a High School and I know very little of what learning looks like in a high school. Part of my job I required to do walkthrough observations and content observation. My focus this month is to observe and learn about the [...]
October 3, 2010 · 18 Comments · 21st Century, multimedia in the classroom
Advantages of implementing multimedia in the classroom include: Motivation – This is important as we have learned that we must first engage the attention of our students before they are ready to learn. Learning styles addressed – Multimedia allows teachers to address various learning styles in the classroom. Students can see, hear, and imagine [...]
February 16, 2010 · No Comments · learning, reading, Reading Comprehension, reflecting
Today I observed in a second grade classroom and here is my epiphany. I have been thinking lately about the concept of back channel. According to Wikipedia, the term backchannel was designed to imply that there are two channels of communication operating simultaneously during a conversation. The predominant channel is that of the speaker who [...]