My experience

I tend to lose focus during lectures- I find the hands on approach much more... >>>


I always greet my students with Good Morning when they arrive in class. I make it a priority to learn each students name that is in the class as well. And, I learn quite a bit about the students by... >>>

My plan

I believe the major aspect that I now understand more clearly is compassion. Yes, that might sound odd because it's commonly frowned on in today’s work environment but when dealing with students... >>>

Great Refresher!

ED 101 has been a great refresher on the princples of teaching and learning.  There were some really good points that I have not used before, including the use of an iPad with additional info,... >>>

Becoming an Effective Teacher

After completing this course.  I was able to realize some of the flaws that most educators forget about because they are too busy trying to get the students out and on their way.
I... >>>

ED 101

Excellent and reminder of ways to make myself a better... >>>

Learned from ED 101

The delivery style is just as important as the content to be taught. If the style is ineffective to the students, they will not learn. Being organized will also assist with student learning as they... >>>

first day

this exercise will go a long way for me as a first time... >>>

Be discerning

Approaching students who do not participate often should be handled with care. If you are not careful it can blow up in your face. It happened to me. The student was offended that I... >>>

My first week as an educator

My first as an educator was eye opening, I have learned you can see the eagerness to learn in someone's yes. You can sense that they are depending on you to delivery your best. The students want to... >>>

Delivering Training to diverse students

The training made me more aware of the challenges and ways to be more flexible in presentation of class objectives.  Some groups need more structured curriculum than others. Giving the students... >>>

Questioning in the Classroom

The course helped me re-think my questioning techniques to include more open ended type questions during class reviews and discussions. I also need to allow more wait times for responses to answers... >>>

Anxiety in Planning

I have taught all grades from K - 12, to graduate school. I find the latter the most rewarding. I am able to be more myself. Perhaps it is because of the commonality of age in most cases. But more so,... >>>


Change the types of tests that I give my... >>>


After moving to online instruction, a few tips that have helped me keep students engaged are; checking every evening and give feedback on grades.  Students don't want to wait 24 to 48 hours to... >>>

Formative assessment

I'm looking forward to being much more deliberate about designing formative assessments with the goal being to measure success (teacher and student). 'Tests' have developed a bad reputation in part... >>>

Class Management

I remember when I first went to the front of the classroom to teach my first own class and I remember feeling comfortable. I believe that some of the qualities mentioned in this class and the other... >>>

Sharing: Ideas

Be creative, inspire students and be transparent. Set a good example-a role... >>>