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Important ideas for_teachers fall 2011

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Some ideas on good teaching

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Important ideas for_teachers fall 2011

  1. 1. Important Ideas for Pre-service Teachers!<br />
  2. 2. 1. You are not like them (or me) * not better or worse - just different"I am not teaching me, I am teaching them" (Heather Montague, 2010)<br />
  3. 3. 2. Supervise yourself! or Take control of your supervision!<br />Some ideas to try<br />https://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AW_ST60LiRO1ZGRnNjc5c2JfNDgwZHNrODg3ZGo&hl=en<br /> <br />
  4. 4. 3. Make use of all your class time - have students talk outside the room and enter the room ready to start - reading material, math problem on the board, a news item to think about, a science oddity to ponder and explain, a poem to memorize ...<br />
  5. 5. 4. Never stop learning – subject, student’s cultures, whatever.<br />
  6. 6. 5. Try to make contact with everyone every class.<br />
  7. 7. 6. The only real crisis in your classroom is the one you create.<br />
  8. 8. 7. Communication is mainly nonverbal. It's way more - eyes, arms, motion, smell, stance, etc<br />
  9. 9. 8. Technology does not solve problems --- people solve problems.<br /><ul><li>Technology should be about helping individuals, groups and society.</li></li></ul><li> 9. Multimedia is the 'black hole' of time<br /><ul><li>minor adjustments will take inordinate amounts of time
  10. 10. this is why you want students creating the multimedia stuff - you don't have time1</li></li></ul><li>10. Any activity has to make it better for learning<br /><ul><li>or not hurt learning while making it easier for the teacher.</li></li></ul><li>11. Technology is not neutral<br /><ul><li>it is Western, white, male, military, democratic, consumer centric and emotionless ...</li></li></ul><li>12. Once the mark is given, the learning stops.<br />
  11. 11. 13. Don't complain about the marking - you assigned it! Make it interesting. You do not have to mark everything.<br />
  12. 12. 14. Know when to throw out the rubric<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>15. Perception is reality. Yours, students, parents, admin, etc. </li></li></ul><li>16. Use your style – no one else’s But don't let that limit your students! See rule # 1. <br />
  14. 14. 17. Who are the digital natives? <br /><ul><li>If YouTube and Facebook are only 5 years old are we all native to them?</li></li></ul><li>18. Is it worth your time? Make it re-usable.<br />
  15. 15. 19. Promote higher order skills / problem solving<br />
  16. 16. 20. You don’t need to know the details of a program to have students use it.<br /><ul><li>You do need to know enough to assess the product.</li></li></ul><li>21. Which intelligences are:<br /><ul><li>enhanced by technology,
  17. 17. which are diminished?</li></li></ul><li>22. Find the best uses of technology in your subject area.<br />
  18. 18. 23. How much time should be spent teaching how to use technology?<br /><ul><li>How much time do we spend teaching students to speak, read and write? These are also technology based.</li></li></ul><li>24. Break the rules when necessary<br />
  19. 19. 25. When is a movie (podcast, animation, glog,...) like an essay?<br />
  20. 20. 26. Discipline - make them choose.<br />
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