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Learning Needs a Context

This is a follow up to a post I wrote, How Do We Learn? How Should We Learn?  The purpose of these posts is to encourage educators to examine practices they take for granted, implement without deep reflection of their efficacy. 694 more words


Beyond Memorization - Supporting First-Year Student Success

Do your first-year students struggle to move beyond memorization and thinking to learning and applying?  You can support your first-year students with methods and practices that will improve their abilities to problem solve, analyze, and draw conclusions. 261 more words

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Instructing a three hour science lecture means attention to breaks is imperative!  I have struggled with how to arrange breaks and also with guidelines for students on breaks. 151 more words

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EDU 6136 Course Reflection - H2

The standard H2 of the SPU HOPE Standards says that teachers, “Honor student access to content material” as well as, “Teacher candidates use multiple instructional strategies, including the principles of second language acquisition, to address student academic language ability levels and cultural and linguistic backgrounds”. 370 more words

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EDU 6139 Course Reflection - H5

The H5 standard from the SPU Hope Standards states that teachers “Honor student potential for roles in the greater society” and “Teacher candidates prepare students to be responsible citizens for an environmentally sustainable, globally interconnected, and diverse society”. 439 more words

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Student Engagement in All Courses in All Modes

An engaged student is at the heart of learning. While attending DREAM in February I took part in a session that identified four key components that lay the foundation of student engagement: 380 more words

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Knowledge Exhibition: Classroom Engagement Strategy

Do you want to try something fun and educational?  The Knowledge Exhibition is a way to do both!

Students are asked to form teams, review learning plan topics, and create a poster using flip-chart paper.  167 more words

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