Category Archives: 5 Learning Environment

Building a Teaching Community

Why is it important to observe or build community? Professional Practice – The teacher participates collaboratively in the educational community to improve instruction, advance the knowledge and practice of teaching as a profession, and ultimately impact student learning. “Time spent … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Engage in Global Learning Communites

ISTE Standard 5: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership Triggering Events Question: What type of local and global learning communities could I participate in to explore creative applications of technology in order to improve student learning, while living in a … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship

Module 4 ISTE for Teachers Standard 4 – Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility. Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices. Triggering … Continue reading

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Communication in the Classroom

Module 3: ISTE Standard 3:Model Digetal-Age Work and Learning Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society. c. Communicate relevant information and ideas effectively to students, parents, and peers using a … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Customize and Enhance Learning

Module 2  ISTE Teacher Standard 2c: Customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources. Questions: What materials/tools can I use to customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ … Continue reading

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Technology and Art

Module 1: ISTE Standard 1  – Facilitate & Inspire Student Learning & Creativity  Trigger Question: How can I use technology to support 3rd-6th grade student learning during art class? Inspiration: Somehow I managed to get through high school and university without taking … Continue reading

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Classroom Management Course Reflection

Learning Environment – The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional and intellectual well being. Creating a Positive Learning Environment Creating a positive learning environment is the key to having a successful … Continue reading

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