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Monica Oliver
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Last Blog Post!
As we part, take some time to inform me and your classmates about your plans for the future. What college or university do you plan to attend? What will you be studying? (majoring and/or minoring) Do you plan to join any organizations, clubs, honor societie...
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Philosophy of Education
As we approach the end of the year, it is a good time to reflect on what you have learned in the past several years of education and training classes. Towards the beginning of the year, you were asked to write a philosophy of teaching. At that time, you may...
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Bullying
Bullying in schools is a nationwide problem with a lot of media attention. There are many campaigns and laws in effect to prevent bullying. How much do you really know about bullying in schools? As a future educator, it is important to be able to recognize ...
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Resolving Conflicts
Complete this thought: Resolving conflicts at the workplace is important because ______________________. Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm on Friday, May 4th.
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Student Learning
What do you think provides the teacher with the most accurate information about student learning? Explain. Post your response to this question in the comments by 11:59pm on Friday, April 27th.
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Teacher Feedback
View this TED Talk: Bill Gates: Teachers need real feedback http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates_teachers_need_real_feedback Until recently, many teachers only got one word of feedback a year: “satisfactory.” And with no feedback, no coaching, there’s just n...
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STAAR Testing
Complete this thought: STAAR tests are important because… STAAR tests are not reliable because... The best determination of student success is... Post your response in the comments by 11:59pm on Friday, April 13th.
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Diving further into Multiple Intelligences
Research multiple intelligence strategies from the site Concept to Classroom. This site provides many strategies and how they can be used in a variety of classes. It also suggests techniques you can record when you observe other classes. http://www.thirteen...
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A next-generation digital book
View this TED talk video by Mike Matas called A next-generation digital book. Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad — with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play ...
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Educational Policy
Numerous organizations influence educational policy and practice in the United State. Visit the websites of two or more of the following organizations and compare the educational philosophies that are reflected in their goals, position statements, and polit...
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