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Not so proud Whitney Parent

Dear Diary,

On the day we got a letter of acceptance for our eldest child from the Whitney High School, a well-known premier public college prep-school, we were elated. 422 more words


#Butterfly 7: Summarising strategy Tweet, tweet!

Twitter is a social media platform that allows you to share small bits of information in 140 characters or less.
Robert Marzano shares the importance of summarization, stating “effective learners are able to sift through a great deal of information, identify what is important and then synthesize and restate the information.” ( 121 more words

Surfing The Net

Inquiry Learning

Inquiry learning is form of indirect instruction. Indirect instruction is teaching in which the students are actively involved in their learning by seeking solutions to problems or questions. 461 more words

Indirect Instruction

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I currently teach Elementary Spanish I for the University of Iowa Spanish and Portuguese Department. Our department’s outlook on these two types of learning/teaching seems to suggest that… 514 more words


Sustainability related MOOCs starting September and Beyond (part 1)

September has arrived, which means the start to a new school year for many students around the world. It also means the start of a range of new MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) available for free online, presented by Universities across the world. 575 more words


Learning methods

Teaching techniques have been hugely debated by great thinkers in the past. Each one of them advocated their own ideologies when it came to teaching methods. 461 more words

GRE Prep

Flying, Flattering Furniture

Be excessively nice to each other.

-Stephen Fry

Which is a stronger motivating tactic, fear or love?

I can recall several teachers, mostly in middle school, who were excellent purveyors of fear-fed encouragement. 547 more words