Service Learning I participated in the Fast Forward Youth Program (FFYP) at Monticello High School for my Service Learning Project. FFYP serves students who are underserved and underrepresented in schools, such as low-income and minority students. I
Chapter 7 Study Guide
How are technologies affecting student learning?
Consider your own educational background with regards to technology.
What technologies did you encounter? In which stage of application (page 196) were
your teachers? How do you know?
STUDY GUIDE- CHAPTER 9: WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY?
Consider your most fundamental view of education. Should a school
decide what is to be learned, or should students have a larger say in what and how they
learn? Why? I think that it should be a joint effort. Tea
EDUC 111 Ch 2 Schools, Ch 5 Curriculum, and Ch12 Reform
What is the difference between schooling and education? Give an
example of each. Education is a process of human growth by which one gains
greater understanding and control over onese
Education 111 10/4/2007
My Personal Philosophy of Education and Academic Rigor When you hear the word "rigorous," what do you associate it with? Personally, I think the word is frightening. The sound of the phrase "academically rigorous curriculum"
Education 111 9/28/07 Effective Teacher Survey I interviewed my 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Woody, to find out how one becomes a good teacher. I asked her questions to discover what good teachers have to know, do, and be that sets them apart from average
1. Using the school you created for your panel presentation, describe the 5 most important characteristics that made it an effective school. Our school, La Casa de Espanol, is effective because it starts teaching students another language
Timeline 1954: on May 17th, the U.S. Supreme Court announces its decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, ruling that "separate but equal facilities are inherently unequal," thus overturning its previous ruling in the 1896 case of Plessy
Education 111 9/17/2007 My Personal Life History and Educational Experiences
Many learning experiences that I have undergone in my life shape and influence my values and beliefs about education today. These experiences include interactions with memo
Education 111 10/26/2007
1. There are many reasons why people decide to become teachers today. Desire to work with young people, the value of education to society, and interest in a subject-matter field are just a few of them. Some people decide to
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Being an effective teacher is a very difficult task that takes a lot of hard work. Not only do you have to teach the material to your students, you need to know how to teach it to many diverse types of students. Whethe
1954: on May 17th, the U.S. Supreme Court announces its decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, ruling that "separate but equal facilities are inherently unequal," thus overturning its previous ruling in the 1896 case of Pless
Laws & Court Cases Desegregation: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) Overturned the "separate but equal" doctrine of Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). Citing the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the dec
Who Are Today's Students in a Diverse Society?
1.The text lists 7 different types of student diversity. Which type(s) do you feel will be most
difficult for you to work with as a teacher? What ideas do you have for meeting thes