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Peer Summarizing in PE

This chapter, like much of this course, does not easily translate to a PE setting, so when asked about my summarizing and note taking and how or if I teach these tactics with my students, my answer would be “maybe?” 323 more words


Gadgets Review: BOSE QuietComfort 15, Ferrari by Logic3 R300 & Creative E1 Headphone Amplifier

After nearly a month plus of photography equipment it is a nice for a change to look into audio equipment. With me are two noise cancelling headphones, Bose QuietComfort 15 and Ferrari by Logic3 Scuderia R300. 1,302 more words

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Reflection: Big Ideas in Cognitive Development

For four exciting weeks, our class has explored current theories on how children learn to think. We have read about mental processes at different stages of child development, and we discussed how to incorporate our newly acquired knowledge of cognitive development in designing lessons that engage our students and provide multiple routes for successful learning. 727 more words


Reflection M4 "Cognitive Development"

From my perspective we have learned four big ideas in class. These four ideas are: nature vs nurture, development in terms of stages vs individual wiring, moral reasoning and the joy of learning, and memory. 674 more words


A Learning Crisis: An in Depth Look at the Real Writing Crisis

Reading and Writing in the Content Areas: Bloggery Prompt #3

According to Daniels, Zemelman, and Steineke (2007), there is a writing crisis based on bias tests that don’t truly show the capacity of our students. 963 more words


Learning Illustrated

According to Merrium-Webster’s Dictionary, the term “illustrate” means “to give examples in order to make (something) easier to understand; to be proof or evidence of (something); to explain or decorate a story, book, etc., with pictures” (Merrium-Webster, 2014). 253 more words


EDU 6120 Learning Illustrated

“Learning Illustrated”

For the fourth week in EDU 6120, we are asked to write on the following prompt learning illustrated.  This week’s learning covered some of the major thinkers of the Roman era and included readings by the historic figures Plutarch, and Quintillion.  527 more words