Monthly Archives: March 2013

Standard 4 Meta-Reflection: Pedagogy

Standard 4 Pedagogy: Engages students in learning experiences that are meaningful, stimulating, and empirically proven to promote intellectual growth. One thing I know for sure is that learning never ceases. I continue to grow as an educator through the insight … Continue reading

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Standard 2 Meta-Reflection: Learning Environment

Standard 2 Learning Environment: Creates and maintains school-wide and classroom environments that are safe, stable, and empowering. The course, Human Development & Principles of Learning, has opened my eyes to the world of neuroscience and how it impacts my instructional … Continue reading

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EDU 6655: Old Rules/New Rules Presentation

The behaviorist learning theory focuses on the influence environment has on behavior and how people learn to behave. Behavior is shaped gradually as a response to stimuli in the environment and the data collected is observable and measurable. Learning is … Continue reading

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EDU 6655: Review of Educational Material

Curriculum Review: The Math: Getting It Project                                                             Co-Directors: Jeff Loupas and … Continue reading

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EDU 6655: Brain-Compatible Instruction

As my course work in Human Development and Principles of Learning comes to a close, I think it’s valuable to focus on the application of my new learning. How can I use what I now know about neuroscience to improve … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: Direct Instruction

Direct Instruction provides students with an interactive model in which students are provided with explicit instruction of the learning target. Dell’Olio and Donk (2007) state, “We believe that you will have a greater understanding and appreciation of hands-on, discovery models … Continue reading

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