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Designing Effective Curriculum

Content Knowledge – The teacher uses content area knowledge, learning standards, appropriate pedagogy and resources to design and deliver curricula and instruction to impact student learning. Throughout the quarter in EDU6524 Curriculum Design, we have discussed the various components that … Continue reading

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Creating a Safe Environment

Learning Environment: The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. In education, it isn’t enough to simply teach students the content matter.  For students to learn, the learning … Continue reading

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Fostering Mathematical Discourse

4.0 Content Knowledge – The teacher uses content area knowledge, learning standards, appropriate pedagogy and resources to design and deliver curricula and instruction to impact student learning. EDMA6432 Elementary Math Methods, and applying the knowledge I gained through this course … Continue reading

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Professional Learning Communities

8. Professional Practice Criteria – The teacher participates collaboratively in the educational community to improve instruction, advance the knowledge and practice of teaching as a profession, and ultimately impact student learning. The importance of program standard 8 became more apparent … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 4 – Using Computer Games to Develop Problem Solving Skills in Children

Question: What online games exist that support and encourage critical thinking, problem solving, and collaborating with others? The central focus of ISTE Standard 4 is helping “students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 3 – Integrating Blended Learning in Elementary Classrooms

Question: How can blended learning be integrated in an elementary classroom and what are the benefits? ISTE Standard 3 considers how students can “apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information” (ISTE Standard 3). One of our assigned readings … Continue reading

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