Thelma Ailsworth

About me



Instructing Learners with Disabilities | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

I learned that students with disabilities are capable of learning and succeeding in their course of studies.  Preparation on the instructor's part is key and for  the student need to nform...

Instructing Diverse Learners | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

Assisting students with ELL takes patience and persistence. The end result should be a promising motivated student accomplished student and instructor!

Organizing Student Learning Groups | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

I have learned that forming groups can be effective in teaching and lecturing.  Students placed in groups can learn from each other and support each other.  Also, I learned that it is best...

Developing Your Communication Skills | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

The floating topic is very helpful.  I sometimes float the classroom.  The first time I did courageously move from my desk to the floor and  walked around the room, I immediately felt...

Developing Your Communication Skills | Origin: ED106 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

Video recording.  This will be challenging for me, but I need to do this!

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

I learned that learning is constant for both instuctor and student. Preparation is key, helps you and student; and fosters a positive learning environment.  Also there are more than one learning...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

It is beneficial to relax and and learn each student's name.  Create an atmosphere of caring, of motivation, and  of fun/engaging.

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

Preparing and planning  is key!  As a new instructor my preparation time and planning takes a little longer; but  I am confident the time will be shorten as I master time management...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Thelma Ailsworth

Instructors are life long learners and one needs a development plan to better serve themselves and the students.