Tag Archives: prior-knowledge

Make Me Excited

Getting students engaged with a lesson can be the hardest thing about teaching. You can come up with the most engaging things possible, and then realize that it will cost way too much to actually carry out. Obviously, we can’t … Continue reading

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The Students Become The Teacher

The Role Reversal By: Hayley Johnson Think back to your experiences with high school or maybe college classes and relate your experience with one of the following teaching scenarios: Scenario 1: The teacher is the “expert” of the class. The … Continue reading

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Everyone Knows Something You Don’t

I have always liked this quote! I think that it puts learning in prospective. Everyone knows something I do not and I can learn from them. I also think that this quote applies to constructivism in education.  The article How … Continue reading

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