All Blog Posts Tagged 'Book' (8)

Independent Writing: One Teacher - Thirty-Two Needs, Topics, and Plans (Colleen Cruz): A Book Review

 

Two student statements resonate with me like fingernails down a chalkboard: I don't have anything to write about and I'm done. In …

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Added by Janet Abercrombie on June 24, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

Virtual Learning Environments

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Virtual Learning Environments




In today’s society it is increasingly evident that education and in particular students are using more digital platforms and technologies as tools for learning. In order for educational systems to adapt to these differing learning styles and modern trends it is necessary for these systems to look at different teaching pedagogies. Over the past few years… Continue

Added by Steven David Pearce on December 4, 2010 at 4:42am — No Comments

Benefits of a 1:1 Laptop Scheme

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Recently, our school board asked me - how can I provide evidence that having a 1:1 scheme benefits our learners and school. If any of you already have a 1:1 laptop scheme running in your school you will realize that this is quite a difficult question to answer.



Some of the benefits listed here are unique to my school (a private profit making international school), which has totally different funding,… Continue

Added by Steven David Pearce on December 4, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

Teaching Students How To Read a Textbook

We need to teach students how to read a textbook - since most only know how to read a novel. There are numerous ways to review the chapter/section prior to students actually reading the text.

Introduce the topic and look for background knowledge and misconceptions. .



One option is to use a strategy known as PLAN (Predict-Locate-Add-Note). First, students scan the chapter’s title, subtitles, key words, graphs/tables, etc. Next, students create a concept map and make note on which… Continue

Added by Christina on August 15, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Summer 5! What are you reading?

beach chairs



The last day of school for students is in a few days.



I'm in project mode. Working on 7 projects this summer.



I'm in a reflecting-on-the-past-school-year mode. Will be blogging about it soon.



I'm in a getting-ready-for-summer-reading-mode. Went on Amazon last night and ordered books.…



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Added by Donelle on June 5, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Teamwork

Today in class, we did a book review. I asked our librarian, the most honorable Martha Black ( she is a life-saver), to pull enough books for all of my classes. She pulled 84 books. To start the book review, each student chose a book and read for three minutes. After reading, if the student wanted to keep the book to read more, they didn't have to pass the book back to the next student, but if they wanted to check out more books, they passed their book back and got another book from the student… Continue

Added by Tracy Montgomery on March 6, 2009 at 1:22pm — No Comments

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