Meta-Reflection: Teaching With Technology

Technology is becoming ubiquitous with everyday life. Students and teachers should use technology in a way that is effectively integrated into the classroom so that learners and teachers are technologically proficient. Through an investigation of the ISTE standards I have brought multiple avenues of potential development to my classroom. Integrating the arts and technology together … Continue reading Meta-Reflection: Teaching With Technology

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ISTE5: Arts Teachers Connected By Technology

ISTE Standard 5 states that educators should always improve their teaching through lifelong learning, participating in global learning communities, and reflect on the learning of their students through applications of technology. How can one demonstrate a continual development and improvement in one’s teaching practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in you're the school and … Continue reading ISTE5: Arts Teachers Connected By Technology

Testing in Multiple Modalities (Course Reflection, Inquiry and Assessment)

Many people have experienced the ability to learn in different modalities. For instance, I memorize information best while I am walking. Many students in my class have demonstrated a visual preference for learning; they write and draw information to retain it. Other students in my class have shown their best growth when they talk to … Continue reading Testing in Multiple Modalities (Course Reflection, Inquiry and Assessment)

Student State Testing Results (course reflection Inquiry and Assessment)

The 2013-14 Washington Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction test for Sixth Grade Reading Scores indicate that 30% of students exceed the standards (level 4) and 41% of students met the standard (level 3). This means that approximately one third of all sixth grade students are not meeting grade level standards. On the same … Continue reading Student State Testing Results (course reflection Inquiry and Assessment)

Chapter Tests Bloom in Taxonomy

One of the most sophisticated things a teacher can do is to offer appropriate challenge in the content area; curricula must be both standards driven and allow students to develop their competencies using multiple skill areas (e.g. reading, writing, oral communication, and technology). Teaching social studies in the sixth grade breaks down into two central … Continue reading Chapter Tests Bloom in Taxonomy