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The School of One tries to take advantage of technology to essentially customize education for every kid in every classroom and help teachers do their job more effectively. http://www.schoolofone.org/
Last month, TVOParents visited Premier’s Teaching Award winner and Brock University 2010 Faculty of Education Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Bryce Honsinger (BA ’99, BEd ’00) and his grade 5/6 class at Applewood Public School in St. Catharines. The video documents Honsinger’s innovative methods of teaching history.
Hi Everyone! Congratulations on being finished class! Now the real fun begins! :D My math professor told our class about a website full of fun and creative math activiies. I checked it out and it is AWESOME so I thought I would share it with everyone. There are shorter activities and full lesson plans that you can use. It is also really easy to navigate through. Hope you give it a try. http://illuminations.nctm.org/ Good luck to you all in your second placement! Shannon
Amazing accomplishment that is worth sharing! Click below to access the article.
Rather than being drilled and tested on reproducing passages from textbooks, students write their own stories...
I just saw these three youtube videos on Transactional Analysis from my Reflective Practice class. The videos are really informative and thought of sharing them here!
I thought this TED video is worth sharing!
The other day, I was asked this question in my special education class: "Which perspective do you align yourself with? Are violent video games a way of releasing tension or are they the source of increased violence in our schools?" I wasn't quite sure where I stood on this question. I definitely have mixed feelings about this topic. I think it really depends on the amount of time a child spends playing violent video games as well as the type of video game. For example, some could argue that Super Mario Smash Bros.