To address a behavior issue I believe that first you must understand the behavior and more importantly understand what its causes are. Jacob Kounin talks about in preventing discipline problems, which have to do with the subject matter of the classroom. Kounin emphasizes that teachers should make instructional activities enjoyable and challenging for the students. I believe if the students are
Sherri Millikan August 25, 2011 EDU 215 Education Foundations and Framework Instructor Donna Graham My Personal Educational Philosophy Every educator should consider the values and principles when it comes to ones personal philosophy. The educator personal philosophy should reflect the overall development of the students along with the educator theories and philosophies. Guiding the students towards a successful life has become a crucial element. Teaching instruction and adaptation of the school curriculum has determined several educational philosophies such as progressivism, behaviorism, idealism, perennialism, experimentalism, realism, essentialism, and existentialism. An educator who caters to the students through
UNIT 012 Principles of assessment in lifelong learning Main methods of assessments in life long learning are: academic (knowledge) and vocational (performance). Dependent on the subject, the assessment method may need to be adapted, using and adapting both these type assessments will ensure that the students acquire optimum achievement during my lesson. To decide which of these is most appropriate, the assessment cycle will be used: • Initial assessment - used to identify if my students already know something about the subject to be assessed and the needs of my students (for example more support). • Assessment planning - used to plan the suitable types and method of assessment following relevant organisational guidelines. • Assessment activity - to determine this, the method could be assessorled like completing questioning or student-led like gathering evidence of competence.
Action research might guide us to try to become more aware of our own beliefs and how they frame the way we teach and think about teaching. It brings an appreciation of the existence of this frame, and rigour about surfacing our unconscious slants, skews and biases if we want to make real changes to our practice. Ruddock, quoted in Psychology for Language Teachers says: Not to examine one's practice is irresponsible; to regard teaching as an experiment and to monitor one's performance is a responsible
It is the ability of the teacher to distinguish between the different skills of the learner e.g. the learner may have some good ideas but may lack in their written work.
Teachers can analyse performance using tests or questioning the pupils after completing an activity. Plans could include differentiated classroom groups, built in review time. Plan to give pupils examples of a variety of skills, attitudes, standards and qualities to aim for. (b) the learners Peer and self assessment are activities that actively engage pupils with their level of understanding and the quality of their work and help them to reflect on how to improve. Pupils must be familiar with learning objectives, outcomes and success criteria and feel confident in how to interpret them.
Different people adjust to different strategies. Most people adjust to more than one strategy. We just need to identify which ones through assessment. How the Awareness of Learning Strategies Influence Teaching and Learning It is important for teachers to understand what a student is going through in their process of learning new information. If you know the learning style of the student, it is easier to convey the message you are trying to convey.
Running Head: USING GAMIFICATION TO TEACH 1 Using Gamification to Teach an Introductory Ethics Course Maria L. MacMeekin A Capstone Presented to the Teachers College Faculty of Western Governors University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Science, Curriculum and Instruction Student Mentor: Liz Moenich Capstone Facilitator: Dr. Don Rainwater USING GAMIFICATION TO TEACH Abstract An Ethical Island is an introductory ethics course designed on gamification mechanics to both increase ethical attitude and aptitude. The course was studied to answer the following two research questions, 1) What effect does The Ethical Island course have on changes in ethical aptitude
This assessment can ascertain as to whether the student has any background knowledge of the subject they are being taught and if they are applying for the correct level of education. Carrying out initial assessment can determine as to whether there are specific areas that a student needs to develop. ‘Diagnostic assessment is an evaluation of a learner’s skills, knowledge, strengths and areas for development. Formative assessments are ongoing throughout the course and a simple way of gauging how and what your students are learning. This then allows the teacher to amend the way in which they are teaching or what they are teaching to accommodate the results.
Non-verbal language may support or contradict verbal messages. • Once students start to share their understanding of what the tutor said, there is potential for clarification. However, noise may interfere with the communication process. • When the students ask the tutor for clarification they receive feedback on their initial interpretation of the message, which may reinforce the alignment between the tutor's message and the student's understanding of the message, provided that the tutor maintains message