The thinking frames approach CPD Introduction There are 5 key sections to the Thinking Frames Approach; Setting the Question, Brainwave, See, Think/Sequence, Paragraph. The Approach is a sequence of teaching and learning interactions that encourage and scaffold the sequence of thinking skills and literacy skills that children need to form their own scientific explanations. Classroom based action research has demonstrated that the Thinking Frames Approach improves children's confidence and can significantly raise their level of achievement in Science.
El autismo es un mundo, conocelo [Megapost] 2 de Abril Día Internacional de Concientización del Autismo ¡Informate! Las Naciones Unidas designaron a tal día para destacar al autismo ya que se trata del trastorno psiquiátrico más severo que un niño pueda padecer al tener afectadas las bases de la comunicación, la socialización y repertorios de conductas estereotipadas. No existen -al momento- sistemas públicos o privados de escuelas inclusivas en nuestro país ni planes para favorecer su creación. ¿Qué es el Autismo? NOTA: En 1994 en el DSM IV se incluyó un item conocido aquí como TGD (Trastornos Generalizados del Desarrollo) que incluía 5 afecciones: •Trastorno Autista • Síndrome de Asperger •Síndrome de Rett •Trastorno Desintegrativo de la Niñez •Trastorno Generalizado del Desarrollo no especificado. El motivo era que todas presentaban similares características en los primeros años de vida de los niños, todas relacionadas a características autistas. Por favor, ve el video informativo antes de seguir leyendo Criterios de diagnóstico
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6 ways to teach like an artist Note from 11-8-2013: I wrote this post at the end of summer. I've been developing the idea both in writing and by trying to live it out. After three months of that, I wrote a related article here: Five Benefits of Teaching Like an Artist “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. "I am an artist.... -Emile Zola We've probably all seen the websites and books that encourage us to teach like different things--pirates, rockstars, champions. I like the idea of teaching like an artist, though, because it allows for passion, personality and maybe even some insanity. Artists dream and bring the dreams to life. It's fun to hang out with artists. Our students would have a great time hanging out with people like that day after day. To me, art is love expressed freely. Almost everyone falls in love with another person. School needs more of these people! I could go on, but for now, here's the list: 6 Ways to Teach Like an Artist 1) Think of a new way. 2) Share your work. 5) Risk failure.
METH.ORG The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know - TeachThought The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know by Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com As education continues to evolve, adding in new trends, technologies, standards, and 21st century thinking habits, there is one constant that doesn’t change. The human brain. But neuroscience isn’t exactly accessible to most educators, rarely published, and when it is, it’s often full of odd phrasing and intimidating jargon. As for the jargon, Judy Willis, teacher, neuroscientist, and consultant has put together an A-Z glossary of relevant neuroscience terms for teachers and administrators to help clarify the jargon. The best approach with a list like this is to bookmark and share the page, and comeback to it intermittently. Baby steps. 41 Neuroscience Terms Every Teacher Should Know Affective filter The affective filter an emotional state of stress in children during which they are not responsive to processing, learning, and storing new information. Amygdala Axon Brain mapping Cerebellum
THE GELB CENTER Scotland - Brainsmart ENNEAGRAM Copyright © Ewald Berkers The Enneagram system The Enneagram is a personality typing system that consists of nine different types. Everyone is considered to be one single type, although one can have traits belonging to other ones. While it's uncertain whether this type is genetically determined, many believe it is already in place at birth. The nine types (or "enneatypes", "ennea" means "nine") are universally identified by the numbers 1 to 9. People of a particular type have several characteristics in common, but they can be quite different nevertheless. Wings Usually one has characteristics of one of the types that lie adjacent to one's own that are more prominent. To find out which Enneagram type you are, see which description fits you most, or do the free Enneagram Test on this site. Enneagram type descriptions Type 1 - The Reformer Perfectionists, responsible, fixated on improvement Ones are essentially looking to make things better, as they think nothing is ever quite good enough.
PLTS Wall Posters Draft Version 1 Have spent this morning compiling these draft A3 versions of student speak generic PLTS posters. Wondering if anyone has any thoughts. Thanks in advance :0) CLINICAL TRIALS A type of eligibility criteria that indicates whether people who do not have the condition/disease being studied can participate in that clinical study.An arm type in which a group of participants receives an intervention/treatment considered to be effective (or active) by health care providers.An unfavorable change in the health of a participant, including abnormal laboratory findings, that happens during a clinical study or within a certain amount of time after the study has ended. This change may or may not be caused by the intervention/treatment being studied.A type of eligibility criteria that indicates the age a person must be to participate in a clinical study. This may be indicated by a specific age or the following age groups:The age groups are: Child (birth-17)Adult (18-65)Senior (66+)A method used to assign participants to an arm of a clinical study.