Category Archives: Standard 02. Learning Environment

Creates and maintains school-wide and classroom environments that are safe, stable, and empowering.

Book Club Reflection: See Me After Class

See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers, by Roxanna Elden, is so refreshing and real! Elden is practical about the reality of teaching which makes you feel like you’re not the only who had a lesson plan fail … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 2-EDTC 6433: Differentiating Instruction with Technology

This week’s module focused on ISTE NETS Standard 2: Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in … 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: 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 6655: Game-based Learning

Are games an effective use of time in the classroom? We live in a culture where technology is constantly growing and videos games are a part of play at home. In my own classroom, games are used to review and … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: Values and Citizenship

A good education goes beyond teaching content. Students do not come to school to solely learn math or reading. Just like teachers are not just qualified to teach math or reading. It may say “math teacher” in their title, but … Continue reading

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