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The objective of the class

clear presentation focus in the action plan is the key for success 

Addressing different Learning Acquisition Styles

I find students have very multi-tasking busy lives academically and personally and find it difficult to achieve a good work-life balance. Often students have told me they could not afford a book or do not reach announcements or materials and are skimming through modules and instructions and rubrics, resulting in a loss of points. Additionally, students often do not check emails daily which can be my only way to reach them. I find using the Remind Text that some colleges allow to be valuable as all students have phones and it is a quick way to directly reach students with… >>>

Instruction style

I will be showing the class what they need to know to be successful in the class with hands-on training and education.

Effective Assessments

This course had some really great suggestions for making your own assessments. I typically use a lot of premade assessments that come with the program I use for instruction. I tend to make my own summative assessments, as I feel it is better to test knowledge of materials we actually covered in class. This course reaffirmed that this good practice. The suggestions will assist me when making these, i.e. percentage of true/false, making completion sentences have the blank at the end, not the middle. 

As a second year teacher, I will use many much of this information.

Instructional and Learning Styles

I enjoyed learning about the various instructional styles. It is important that students are taught in a way that is conducive to their learning styles and success. 

Creating an Environment for Success

The biggest thing I learned is to get to know your students. By doing so you are able to know how each learns and how to adapt your teaching to meet all of their needs and set them up for success.

Quote of the day

I enjoy reading inspirational quotes and writing them on the board. If a student is not having a great start of the day, after reading the quote it usually makes them feel better.  On occasion we talk about the quote about 5 minutes before class start, other times students may ask if they could share a quote to encourage others. AWESOME!!!


Plan: incorporate means to address different learning styles in each lecture


I have learned how to prepare mentally and physically as i take on the task of being a new instructor. I am not new to teaching but facilitating a classroom of adult learners will be challenging and rewarding. 

ED125 - Effective and Efficient Instructional Strategies

This information will be very helpful in the classroom.

Questioning in the classroom

this course helped me in understanding and implementing questioning in the classroom

there are two types of questions: opened and closed

each type has its own advantages and disadvantages

general speaking we prefer closed type as they are simple to create , easiest to understand and very useful during lesson summary, quick review and short quizzes

but it is better to use the opened questions more as this type of questions help in high level of critical thinking

types of opened questions: Comprehension, application, procedural

types of the comprehensive: comparison, extrapolation,translation and interpretation

i have learned about wait time (1st… >>>

Action Plan / Course Takeaways (ED101)

Hello all, 

I have many takeaways from this course, but the main one is that I am human. Yes, of course I am an instructor, so I will automatically be held to a higher standard by my students, but the motto at ACC is, "Humans helping humans.". This is powerful, a strong reminder to myself and my students that if we go into anything scared to make a mistake, then nothing will get done. We must remember that mistakes are okay, and a first-time instructor starting soon, I am bound to make more mistakes than I can count. However, preparation… >>>

ED 206 Considerations for specific lab environment and safety

There is an aspect that we need to keep in mind as we perform specific lab and safety and is that "An instructor must be very aware of his or her responsibilities as an instructor as well as legal responsibilities." It is my practice to every term perform an activity about safety such as recapping needles for example. Students get involve and activities and sometime do not consider the danger in lab activities. 

Student can change class to class, so one must be flexible.

I noticed even individual classes change in their personality and motivation.  One bad apple does change the dynamic of the classroom.

Learning how to communicate knowledge

When we are passionate about the information we are sharing. The recipients of the instruction will hear and see this. This form of energy created opens the minds and encourages active participation. 

questioning in the classroom

Regarding asking a student by his name is not preferred, I prefer asking first a close question and then start discussion with all the students in open questions type.

And also to plan your session first by when will be this question needed and when discussion needed will give better result and time management


I always like to state why we a specific project is required for students to help them realign their purpose.

The importance of soft skills

One of my goals is to transfer maintaining a positive attitude. One way I begin  every morning with a positive and end our day with a positive attitude. 

Doris Owens

The course gave a lot of valuable information to guide and direct me in a lot of areas of my teaching career. 


very good