Theory washing is something I have found myself doing from time to time but it something I have really tried to avoid for this assignment. Theory washing is stating how one or more theories has informed one lesson or a group of lessons in a unit when it is obvious to the reader that this… Continue reading Theory washing
Kolb’s learning cycle focuses on what happened, why it happened and what I’m going to do as a result of what happened. Following this cycle really helped me in completing my part D as when I reflected on my practical experience I looked at more than what actually happened at the school. I looked at… Continue reading Kolb’s learning cycle
Reading through the last weeks course work for Assignment 3 there was something that really caught my attention. It says that people are more likely to go on thinking the way the have always. This is something I always find myself doing and sometimes others as well but it is something I find very hard… Continue reading Set in my ways
Katherine’s blog post (https://katnewport.wordpress.com/2016/05/10/not-enough-zzzzzzs-in-the-day/) about exhaustion relates so much to me right now. Trying to get through all of my assessment before I go to practical experience (PE) is proving very difficult. I am trying to make it so I have to do none or very little university work and assignments whilst on PE because… Continue reading How I feel right now
After reading through week 11 and reading Ellen’s blog post (https://ellenusq.wordpress.com/2016/05/11/the-interactive-whiteboard/) I learnt a lot about interactive white boards and how they can be used in the classroom. I learnt about how important they are and creative things I can do with them in the classroom. A website I read on the internet also had… Continue reading Interactive white board
The CLEM model is something we learned about in week 11 and it was something that I found really interesting. I found out that it stands for community, literature, example and model. ICTs that are used frequently and by a lot of people often will have developed a community of people using the ICTs. Literature… Continue reading CLEM
After reading Mrs H’s blog post (https://teachingmrsh.wordpress.com/2016/05/10/what-does-my-classroom-look-like/) about her school I am even more nervous about going to my school and meeting my mentor. She said that she would have problems using the ICTs at the school because the students would be too short to reach the computers in the spin chairs. I don’t think it… Continue reading How are other people doing?