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PIDP 3270 Capstone Project

Having completed all 7 of my PIDP courses in the first 11 months of 2016, I decided to tackle the Capstone Project in December to complete the PIDP program. This course involved 4 assigments: Lesson plan for digitally recorded lesson. … Continue reading

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Week 9- 3260

Here’s a link to my Feedback Strategies Digital Project (Assignment 5) on The Minute Paper. Enjoy!! https://www.powtoon.com/online-presentation/fzU1YFmX65m/?mode=movie#/  

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Week 8- 3260

This is my last PIDP course. I started the first course in January 2016 and completed my goal of finishing all 7 courses in 1 year….it’s been a busy year. Here’s a summary of what I’ve learned, how my thinking … Continue reading

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Week 7- 3260

Chapter 4- What Students Value in Teachers of Brookfields “The Skillful Teacher” was very valuable information. He says the three most important indicators to judge our credibility are expertise, experience and rationale. Expertise– reassuring for students to know that the … Continue reading

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Week 6- 3260

Chapter 6 Lecturing Creatively of Brookfield’s “The Skillful Teacher” gave me some helpful lecturing ideas. The challenge we have with lectures is making them as helpful and stimulating as possible. Brookfield suggests “a lecture should begin with the lecturer explaining … Continue reading

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Week 5- 3260

Chapter 16 Understanding Students’ Resistance to Learning of Brookfield’s “The Skillful Teacher” made me understand all of the different issues that students may have regarding resistance to their learning. Simply understanding about students’ resistance helps me to see a diverse … Continue reading

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Week 4- 3260

I’ve just finished Chapter 8 Teaching in Diverse Classrooms of Brookfield’s “The Skillful Teacher”. This chapter was also very interesting with lots of insight into students’ needs in a diverse classroom. Brookfield mentions how diverse some classrooms can be and … Continue reading

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Week 3- 3260

I finished Chapter 2 The Core Assumptions of Skillful Teaching of Brookfield’s “The Skillful Teacher”. I found his 4 Core Assumptions of Skillful Teaching very insightful. Here they are: Skillful teaching is whatever helps students learn. I agree that not … Continue reading

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Obtaining Feedback Strategies

While students benefit in their learning from our feedback, we as instructors can also benefit in our learning from their feedback on our instruction. There are a lot of feedback strategies available, such as student feedback, peer observation and viewing … Continue reading

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Clarity

What do I feel are the most important in my instruction of a lesson? An instructor that presents a clear lesson, provides a classroom that encourages the asking of questions and provides valuable handouts, I feel enables students with a … Continue reading

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