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Bloom's Taxonomy Looking for Strategies and Activities? Click Here! What is Bloom’s Taxonomy? Western education systems often describe the outcomes they expect from students as knowledge, skills and attitudes – KSAs. Knowledge refers to mental skills or the cognitive domain of learning. Skills refers to the psychomotor or manual skills that need to be developed by school aged members of society.
Ways not to kill classroom creativity Eleven Classroom Creativity Killers Marvin Bartel - © 2001, updated March 24, 2015 ". . creativity scores had been steadily rising. . .until 1990. Since then, creativity scores have consistently inched downward." Five-Minute Film Festival: Parent-Teacher Partnerships I recently put together a landing page here on Edutopia with all of our resources for parents, so my eye was caught by a fantastic blog post this week by Mark Phillips, "Beyond Back-to-School Night: Parents and Teachers as Allies." Mark gives actionable tips for both parents and teachers about how best to work together -- a topic which I know is of perpetual interest to everyone involved in education. It's all too easy for parents and teachers to be portrayed as being in opposition.
Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning I am senior lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton and have been an advocate for the past few years of teaching using blended learning - integrating online learning activities alongside face-to-face teaching. Two of my courses on Victorian literature feature a number of assessed online discussion forum activities. They get 100% participation - much of it enthusiastic. Online learning spaces are neutral - just like a 'real' classroom is. It's what you do in them that matters. I use face-to-face classes as a spur to take our study of any given topic further online, thus extending it into areas of reflection and research not possible within the constraints of a seminar discussion. Math Videos Teacher Sign In Student Sign In Welcome,
Education 320: Teaching PE & Health, Elementary Education This course was developed to satisfy the California Commission of Teaching credentialing requirements for teacher candidates. The class provides opportunities for candidates to learn how to teach the basic and essential fundamentals of physical education for K-6th grade students. The central knowledge is about children’s motor skill development along with the emotional and social aspects related to physical activity. Teachers will learn the key aspects of a physical education lesson, which include a warm-up activity, the lesson plan (skill development and game applications), and closure. As a total lesson, at least half the time is spent in moderate to vigorous activity.
Teaching Math With Art Teaching math with art is an excellent strategy. The connection between the two is often overlooked in articles about teaching math, but the truth is that using art in math significantly improves retention of key concepts and vocabulary. Once you see the relationship between the two, you will no doubt begin to see opportunities everywhere to use art in your math classroom. Benefits
Is Donnie Darko human? 15/07/12 20:34 Filed in: Human/Posthuman A few questions for this week about Donnie Darko. Consider them all, then choose one or two to discuss in your response to this post. First:1. What happens to reality when it's put on film? Project-Based Learning Research Review Editor's Note: This article was originally written by Vanessa Vega, with subsequent updates made by the Edutopia staff. Studies have proven that when implemented well, project-based learning (PBL) can increase retention of content and improve students' attitudes towards learning, among other benefits. Edutopia's PBL research review explores the vast body of research on the topic and helps make sense of the results.