Tag Archives: methods

Student Participation

Today in my Ed Psych course I asked, “Why do we want students to participate in class?” The preservice teachers easily acknowledged that increased participation likely leads to increased mental engagement & having students hear ideas of other students has … Continue reading

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Reading Strategies

Last night I tried a new approach with one of my college classes. The course is about science education. We read an article that summarizes a high school science activity that addresses climate, heat capacity, investigation design, & the nature … Continue reading

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Choosing content, activities and strategies for instruction.

To promote our goals for students, decisions must be made as to which content, activities, and strategies will most effectively guide students toward the desired end. When making these decisions teachers should consider how people learn as well as what … Continue reading

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