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Positive Peer Pressure & Partner Poses

One of my favorite times during my yoga practices are when we work on partner poses.  Though this can be a very nerve-wracking time for some, I find the partner poses to be very rewarding.  607 more words

Yoga

Discussion in Education

In 1934 the Russian psychologist Vygotsky firstly demonstrated the importance of others as learning mediators and he explained how social experience interacted with human mental activity. 876 more words

Virtual Learning Environment

Why Thinking We Can Grow By Ourselves is Wrong

I recently hired a personal trainer for the first time. The experience has shocked me. I like working out and have always made it part of my life. 474 more words

Leadership

EDU 6132 Reflection for Module 5

P2 – Practice differentiated instruction.
Teacher candidates apply principles of differentiated instruction, including theories of language acquisition, stages of language, and academic language development, in the integration of subject matter across the content areas of reading, mathematical, scientific, and aesthetic reasoning.
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Scaffolding

Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory in Practice

H3 Artifact Prompt: What are a few of the characteristics of Vygotsky’s sociocultural learning theory that are applicable to classroom learning? Think back on previous classes you have taken. 617 more words

Reflections

On the importance of observation

I’m still making notes on Peter Gray’s Free to Learn… He writes quite a bit on the benefits of age-mixed learning (a lovely argument to read). 928 more words

Metaphors And Narratives Around Children And Learners