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Today in schools, a great deal of time in traditional classrooms is spent gathering information (taking notes) rather than processing the information and assimilating it (Newman & Newman , 2012).  739 more words

Media In The Classroom

On teaching character

There are some traits we would like to encourage in children. I am very sceptical about the trend in schools to instil ‘character’. I’ll try and explain why. 481 more words

Teaching Methods

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #37

“ invites us all beyond our narrow self-understanding— that egocentric sense of ourselves based on ethnic, cultural and national distinctions. Until these are transcended, we cannot claim our true identities as son and daughters of God. 32 more words




A teacher from Colorado who is writing this blog “to record my own journey with coding, and to give myself an outlet to process all the crazy new thinking I’m doing” 9 more words


Distraction towards Focus

Confession: There are times, when I’m lecturing, when even I am bored. This despite the fact that I am supposed to have a great enthusiasm for philosophy and all things philosophical, all major figures and all of their ideas, all of the time. 393 more words

Yes, a Concept Map Can be Used in Human Sexuality Education?

As a graduate student, I am always looking for ways to organize my thoughts for research papers and projects. I always think back to the days I was a high school student and had to organize new concepts in science class. 569 more words


Cooperative learning

I have worked in a Kagan schools for four years and have attended 3 (or more) inset days on different elements of Kagan and best practices for the classroom. 390 more words