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Video Analysis #1: Close Reading

EDU 6526 Survey of Instructional Strategies

The video I chose to analyze was the 10th grade, Close Reading video. In this video the teacher used many of the strategies that we have studied in this class. 1,075 more words

Improving Of Teaching And Learning Through The Use Of Educational Research At The Classroom And School Levels

Is Compliance a Learning Disability?

As teachers we know that our classes can fall into three groups, this is especially evident at reporting time.

There are those that do wel… 1,107 more words


Can Differentiated Instruction lead to Self-Directed Learning?

My question in this entry is whether Differentiated Instruction (DI) can be justified for the opportunity it offers to kick-start and scaffold the process of becoming a self-directed learner. 552 more words


What Do Great Teachers Do?

Krista Ramsey

I belong to a Writers’ Group at my local, Midpointe Library in West Chester, Ohio.  This past week I was especially excited to attend because we were going to have a guest speaker – a lady I have admired for quite some time.  1,012 more words


Summer takeaway homework for teachers

They’re nearly here: weeks of glorious sunshine when we’re lounging in the garden, savouring long lunches and languorous evenings . . .

Of course, I can’t actually guarantee the sunshine unless you’re lucky enough to have booked a flight somewhere suitably exotic.  661 more words

Secondary Teaching

The elevator got me thinking...

A client recently asked me to add a component to their eLearning course that I wasn’t sure was even possible. In doing my research, I came across an example where the Instructional Designer designed the course as if the trainee were on an elevator ride. 559 more words

Instructional Design


This is  a great activity to get your group thinking about the topic you are presenting. My wife and I typically break the room into small groups of three to four and have them brainstorm together. 178 more words

Teaching Thursday