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What's your motivation?

What motivates you to be a teacher? Is it an intrinsic gift? A calling to share knowledge with others? A desire to serve a greater good? 989 more words

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Standard 1: Know students and how they learn

In this post I provide links to my evidence for Standard 1: Know students and how they learn.

This standard focuses on your knowledge as a teaching professional, and how you use that knowledge. 398 more words

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Teaching Strategies in the Tertiary Classrom (Indonesian Culture and Society)

Today, I ikut kuliah (participated in a class) for Indonesian Culture and Society, a second year topic for my Diploma of Language run by Dr Michelle Kohler. 165 more words

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On Instructional Theories

I am currently reading Lenses on Reading: An Introduction to Theories and Models (2nd Ed.) by Tracey & Morrow.  I found it because I am planning on taking the graduate-level reading specialist Praxis II in the next few months, and I started looking through the M.Ed. 268 more words

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Pictures Pack a Punch

creative commons licensed (BY-NC-SA) flickr photo by SimplySchmoopie: http://flickr.com/photos/areay89/271850340

Sonya Terborg has an excellent new post titled “Pictures Pack a Punch.” She grapples with infographics and notes tips for finding them on pinterest as well as ways to use them. 37 more words

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Peer Instruction

Peer Instruction (PI) is a teaching methodology that leverages student interaction to improve learning. Developed by Eric Mazur (ca. 1990), PI can be used in classes of any size and is implemented using a standard model: 500 more words

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Read Across America Day: 10 Facts, Links, and Activities

March 2, 2015, is Read Across America (RAA) day. Schools, libraries, and individuals are spreading the word and trying to get everyone to pick up a book and read. 476 more words

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