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EDU 6524 Meta Reflection

When this course began I had already taken a curriculum design course as part of my teacher certification program a decade ago and designed a number of full fledged instructional units for 4th and 5th grade across subject areas. 836 more words

S3: Improve Teaching And Learning Through The Use Of Educational Research At The Classroom And School Levels.

Check Yourself

So…do you do it? Do you do it in the privacy of your own home or in public? Do you do it while eating ice cream or while you’re trying on that new dress at the mall? 257 more words

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My Kingdom for a book -- Ex Libris

In this summer of 2016, I have revisited a couple of books ( What Great Teachers Do Differently by Todd Whitaker, 2004 and Lessons From The Classroom by Hal Urban, 2008)  and here are some of the salient ideas about the qualities of the art of teaching:  452 more words

Instructional Strategies

Okay…But…

So, I want to continue the cognitive dissonance discussion. When was the last time you walked down the street and spied someone in the throes of cognitive dissonance? 210 more words

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Creating my own tutorials with Snapguide

This summer I signed up to take two classes from The Art of Education. One is called “Instructional Strategies for Art Teachers” and the other is “Designing Your Art Curriculum”. 288 more words

Grad School

Do You Think What you Think You Think?

Do You Think What you Think you Think is the title of one of my fave books. It’s a lovely collection of philosophy puzzles that provoke higher-order thinking and discussion. 173 more words

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Notes Are Fun

Not only is note-taking a super fun way to learn how to learn…writing stuff down can improve your life in other ways too. Writing can help you process the big stuff rambling around in your brain. 168 more words

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